One of the fastest growing technology trends is the arrival of digital assistants in the form of smart speakers. You yourself may already have one of these devices in your home but have you ever thought about using one to support your instruction? This sandbox is meant for participants interested in finding out more about smart speakers and how they might be used either inside or outside the classroom. We'll explore a few of the more prevalent digital assistants including Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Apple Siri, and Microsoft Cortana in terms of how one might use them in higher education.
- Gain experience interacting with smart speakers and digital assistants
- Investigate the limitations of digital assistants including the privacy concerns with such device
- Discuss possibilities for incorporation of technology into instruction and research
- Tuesday, July 10, 2018
- 9:00am - 10:30am
- TLT Lab (Room 5308)
- Rose Library