AI Tools for Adding Interactions to Your Learning Material

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Credit: iStock.com/CHOLTICHA KRANJUMNONG
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has produced a plentitude of apps to help faculty develop lesson content. But it can also create student interactions for that content. This is important as reflection on content is critical for retention. Prompts for that reflection can be as simple as frequent pauses in a video that ask students multiple-choice questions on what was just covered, a knowledge-check at the end of a reading, or study questions given to students a week or more after a lesson to reinforce understanding—a powerful learning tool known as spaced repetition. Moreover, AI tools can generate interactions for a variety of types of content, from text to video, audio, or webpages. The systems are fast and remarkably accurate, meaning that the results usually just need a cursory look to confirm their accuracy. Here are some of the best apps for creating such interactions.

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