University of Hawai‘i STEM Pre-Academy and the UHM Department of Information Sciences are pleased to host this new Coffee Time Session.

Artificial Intelligence for Educators - a Coffee Time Session for K-16 Educators - Saturday, August 12, 2023, 9:00 am – 10:30 am

STEM Pre-Academy is delighted to invite K-16 educators to a Coffee Time Session: Artificial Intelligence for Educators. This meeting will present insights into AI, including ways AI can enhance teaching and learning. We will discuss existing risks as well as emerging implications in this uncharted territory of computer technology and education. Finally, participants will be guided in a hands-on exploration of several innovative AI tools.


Dr. Michael-Brian Ogawa has been a faculty member in the UHM Department of Information and Computer Sciences for 15 years. His research focuses largely on information and computer science education, augmented cognition, and information ethics. Dr. Ogawa’s current research includes the application of AI such as Generative Pre-training Transformer (GPT) in educational contexts.

Branden Ogata is a PhD candidate in Communication and Information Sciences at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. His research focuses on computer science in education, with particular focus on peer tutoring and learning by teaching.

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