Smart Cities May eNewsletter - Smart Education
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Written by Sandeep Shekhawat and M. A. Jabbar
Welcome to the latest edition of our Smart Education newsletter, where we delve into the exciting ways that technology is transforming education. In this edition, we will be focusing on the significant impact that the Internet of Things (IoT) is having on smart education.
Written by Yashvardhan Sharma
As the educational landscape continues to evolve, the need for scalable smart education frameworks will become increasingly important. By incorporating personalized learning, collaborative learning, data analytics, and robust technology infrastructure, a scalable smart education framework through the use of immersive learning via Metaverse and ARVR tools can provide an efficient and effective way of delivering high-quality education to a large and diverse audience.
Written by Euclides Lourenco Chuma and Gabriel Gomes de Oliveira
Recent discussions in global media regarding the impacts of OpenAI ChatGPT tool on education, fraud, and even on the disappearance of some professions serve as a warning to all sectors using Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (A/IS)as a technological tool, including Smart Cities. Therefore, we need to discuss the use of AI with society to avoid unfounded speculation that could harm the technological development of Smart Cities. In this article, we suggest discussing the projects that use AI or A/IS technologies with society, including Smart Cities following General Principles from IEEE Ethically Aligned Design, to gain the support of society in this technological development and avoid news with speculation and misinformation that can negatively impact such projects.
Written by Surendra Bandi
The integration of smart technologies in supporting STEM education has the potential to revolutionize the way students learn and engage interactively with course material. However, precautionary measures have to be taken in the introduction of smart education initiatives and evaluation of their potential limitations have to be considered. When introducing smart education initiatives in STEM, it is often necessary to take into account various perspectives to ensure their success. One important perspective is that of student learning styles. Different students have different learning preferences, and a smart education tool should be adaptable to these preferences to effectively engage students.
Written by Gustavo Giannattasio
Following the success of 2022’s Smart Cities Contest, IEEE Smart Cities has published the call for proposals for the 2023 Awards Contest. This year’s contest follows the same rules and objectives as the 2022 event. Through the IEEE Smart Cities Initiative, IEEE experts will work with local government leaders and city planners around the world to explore issues and address what’s needed to prepare for ever-increasing urban population growth, including engaging and interacting with local inhabitants to increase awareness of their urban environment, leading to the formation of smart cities.
Written by Chun Sing Lai, Mohamed Darwish, and Maysam F. Abbod
Electric vehicles (EVs) are key technologies in the research and development to decarbonize road transportation. It is a general perception that vehicles are related to automotive technology and vehicular dynamics, which are still relevant today. However, EVs are greatly different as compared to internal combustion engine vehicles. EVs use an electrical motor for propulsion and a battery as an energy source.