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AI scales up personalized tutoring, shows promise for the future

February 20, 2024 — 
“Recently, my daughter created a story with an AI prompt. She wanted to talk to the protagonist, so AI took on the persona. My daughter advised the character, a fictional AI simulation. It was mind blowing. This is the future. It is just the surface of what is possible.” - Sal Khan

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic) News

UM announces new Dean of Extended Education, Dr. Ute Kothe

January 15, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that Dr. Ute Kothe has been appointed Dean, Division of Extended Education, effective March 1, 2024.

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EDIA: Foundations course an opportunity for personal and professional growth

January 3, 2024 — 
Discussing equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility (EDIA) can be uncomfortable. The discomfort comes from facing what is not right or fair... When people feel awful about something, they can either pretend it doesn’t exist or do something about it.

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Extended Education News

The age of flexibility and inclusivity in higher education through alternative credentials and lifelong learning

December 11, 2023 — 
Alternative credentials encompass various forms of formal recognition of learning that are not associated with traditional degree programs.

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Extended Education News

Generative AI may be the biggest thing since the internet for teaching and learning

November 22, 2023 — 
“With calculators, no one will be able to add, they said. The concern went away, and yet it was also correct." - Ray Schroeder

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Extended Education News

Empowering Excellence UM continuing education showcase

November 2, 2023 — 
“We invite our students, alumni, instructors, industry professionals, and university colleagues to attend." - Rod Lastra

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Extended Education News

Celebrating our Fall 2023 Extended Education graduates

October 25, 2023 — 
“I am not sure of my next steps. Maybe financial certifications, or another course. I believe we can never stop learning. We have to keep updating ourselves.” - Daiane Waldrich Barbosa

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Extended Education News

Lifelong Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

September 29, 2023 — 
“Who is the owner of data? If you generate it, it should belong to you.” - Kelly Shiohira

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Extended Education News

Ponder the future of AI and lifelong learning

August 15, 2023 — 
“AI is evolving much faster than we can anticipate. It is necessary to be aware and identify the opportunities and challenges, and how we will appropriately respond.” - Rod Lastra

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Extended Education News

Consider the future of AI and how to work with it

July 10, 2023 — 
This fall, learn about AI and lifelong learning at a series of free webinars offered by UM Extended Education, and understand the possibilities with a micro-certificate to be offered early next year.

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