French 4: The rise of AI

Course Dates: 01/05/24 - 15/05/24
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Location: Online
Are you interested to learn about the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its impact on humanity’s future? This French course delves into the fundamentals of AI, its real-world applications, and the crucial ethical considerations shaping its development. Join us for an in-depth journey, engaging discussions, and reflections on navigating the evolution of our species in the age of AI.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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French 4: The rise of AI
  • Course Code: LF460
  • Dates: 01/05/24 - 15/05/24
  • Time: 18:30 - 20:30
  • Taught: Wed, Evening
  • Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)
  • Location: Online
  • Tutor: Masa Uzelac

Course Code: LF460

Wed, eve, 01 May - 15 May '24

Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This 3-week course provides a comprehensive exploration of artificial intelligence (AI) and its transformative impact on the future of humanity, covering fundamental concepts, real-world applications, ethical considerations, and future trends.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Understanding AI fundamentals and ethical considerations:
• Introduction to AI and its evolution
• Ethical considerations in AI and human impact
AI in practice:
• Real-world applications of AI and human augmentation
• Social implications of AI and its role in shaping the job market
Future trends and responsible evolution:
• Emerging trends in AI and human coexistence
• AI regulation and governance.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Understand the fundamental concepts of artificial intelligence and its evolutionary trajectory.
- Analyse the ethical considerations surrounding AI applications and their impact on human evolution.
- Discuss the social implications of AI on human interactions and societal evolution.
- Recognize emerging trends in AI and discuss the challenges of AI-human coexistence.

This course will also enhance your linguistic skills and vocabulary, enabling you to articulate your insights on AI, technology, and society with clarity and depth.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is delivered entirely in French and is suitable for students at level 4 (B2) or who have studied the language for 5 years. No specific technical background is required, as the content is designed to be accessible to individuals with a general interest in AI and its impact on human society.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Our teaching approach is engaging and interactive, involving a range of resources such as presentations, handouts, and audio-visual materials. Expect stimulating in-class discussions and activities that reinforce your understanding. Homework is highly recommended to consolidate your learning and deepen your engagement with the course content.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no additional costs or specific resources needed for this course.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Any level 4 course. Please check our website for details.

Masa Uzelac

Dr Maša Uzelac holds a BA (Hons) and an MA degree in Romance Studies from the University of Novi Sad in Serbia. She specialised in French, Italian, and Portuguese language and literature. She has an extensive experience in MFL teaching, both in Higher Education and as a private language tutor. Maša completed a PhD in French Studies at the University of Galway in Ireland. Her research interests include literature, politics, and philosophy. Maša's most recent research project explored the concept of ambivalent utopianism in the works of authors Michel Houellebecq and Aldous Huxley. Maša lived in different countries including Serbia, Portugal, France and Ireland. She is currently based in Liverpool and works as an Associate Tutor in French at Edge Hill University. She speaks Serbian, French, English, Italian, Portuguese and Hungarian

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.