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Harnessing the Power of AI: Enhancing Community AI/ML in Real Life

This is an innovative course designed to empower students with the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for the benefit of diverse communities. This course offers a deep dive into the practical applications of AI in addressing key community issues while maintaining a respectful approach to cultural nuances and values.

Spring ‘24

This course includes:

  • sign-direction 7 module series
  • time Flexible schedule
  • cap Certificate of completion
  • mobile Access on mobile

What you'll learn

  • Proficiency in AI and ML Technologies for community enhancement
  • Understanding of Ethical AI Deployment respecting cultural diversity
  • Ability to develop AI Solutions tailored to community needs

Skills you’ll gain

  • AI and ML Fundamentals
  • Community-Oriented AI Solutions
  • Real-World AI Projects

Program Highlights

Services offered by industry coaches

  • Insightful learning experiences in AI and ML applications for community betterment
  • Stipend upon completion of the micro-credential program
  • Live weekly office hours with course facilitators and student success coaches
  • Personalized feedback, support, and network development
  • Insights from renowned faculty and industry experts.

Program Faculty

DR. Kofi Nyarko-1

DR. Kofi Nyarko

Ph.D. Morgan University, Center for Equitable AI & Machine Learning Systems

 Dr. Nyarko is the director of Morgan State University’s Center for Equitable AI & Machine Learning Systems. He is also the director of Morgan’s Data Engineering and Predictive Analytics research lab.

Dr. Gabriella Waters

Gabriella Waters

Morgan State University, Center for Equitable AI & Machine Learning Systems

Gabriella is a AI/ML and cognitive science researcher at Morgan State University’s Center for Equitable AI & Machine Learning Systems (CEAMLS). She is also a member of the Center’s leadership team working to fulfill CEAMLS’s mission.

Program Schedule

7 modules • 7 weeks Expand all modules

Foundations of AI/ML: An Overview Module 1

In this module, we will demystify the concepts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).

Data Acquisition & Cleansing: Preparing for AI/ML Module 2

This module aims to enlighten participants on the intricacies of data acquisition and cleansing, crucial preparatory steps for developing responsible and effective AI/ML models.

Data Preprocessing: Setting the Stage for AI/ML Module 3

Participants will delve into the nuances of handling and rectifying prevalent data issues such as missing values, data misalignments, and inherent biases.

AI/ML in Practice PT 1: Training and Evaluating Models Module 4

Participants will garner hands-on experience in deploying various tools to train and assess the effectiveness and reliability of AI/ML models.

AI/ML in Practice PT 2: Deployment to Production Module 5

In this module, participants will explore the multifaceted process of deploying AI/ML models to production.

AI/ML in Practice PT 3:Monitoring and Refining through Data Evaluation Module 6

In this module, participants will explore the dynamic landscape of model monitoring and refinement in live environments.

Cultivating Ethical and Community-Centric AI/ML Module 7

In this module, participants will delve into the principles and applications of socially responsible AI algorithms designed to counteract biases and indifference inherent in AI systems.

Frequently asked questions

What is Propel Learn?

 Propel Learn is a signature learning and credentialing platform designed specifically for students at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). It offers comprehensive, experiential, and innovative learning experiences in cutting-edge fields such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Swift Coding, Arts and Entertainment, Cybersecurity, Clean Energy, Career Readiness, Leadership, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The platform is co-developed by industry experts, top HBCU faculty, and notable workforce collaborators from around the world, and all courses and micro-credential programs are reviewed and certified by industry giants such as Apple, Southern Company, and other top industry partners. Propel Learn's micro-credentialing system is designed to help students progress at their own pace, with badges and certificates that denote their level of achievement. Students can also receive ongoing support and resources to enhance their learning experience and support their professional development.

What is Propel’s Innovation and Design Model?

 Propel’s Innovation and Design model combines cutting-edge research, learning science principles, instructional design, and tech-enhanced tools to create effective and engaging learning experiences. Our research focuses on workforce and industry credentials to ensure our courses are relevant and up-to-date. We incorporate learning science principles to promote effective learning for neurodiverse and ethnically diverse groups. Our instructional design principles organize learning experiences in a structured, learner-centered way. Lastly, we leverage tech-enhanced tools, such as our virtual learning platform Honor Learn, to promote the success of both faculty and students.

What is learning science?

Learning science is the study of how people learn and how to improve the process of learning. It draws upon research from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, educational psychology, and other related fields to inform the design of effective learning experiences.

What is Instructional Design

Instructional design is the process of creating educational or training materials and experiences in a systematic and efficient manner. It involves analyzing learners' needs, defining learning objectives, designing and developing instructional content, and evaluating the effectiveness of the instructional materials.

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