Digital Literacy & AI Webinar Series #4: Where Do We Go From Here?

Session description:

While technological advancements continue to proliferate through and disrupt traditional educational systems and structures, questions of values, ethics, and the effects of innovation on human beings must be central to and operate in parallel to the technological advancements themselves. In this webinar, our expert panelists will explore what is at stake with respect to the moral and ethical issues related to the use of artificial intelligence in education.


  • Reflect on the ethical and moral challenges and opportunities driving educators and leaders to critically examine innovation in their contexts 
  • Evaluate use cases for practical application of technologies like artificial intelligence
  • Explore possibilities for closing the digital skills gap through pedagogical and structural frameworks in global education

Intended audience

Higher Education Administrators, Higher Education Faculty, K-12 Administrators, K-12 Faculty, Online Education Directors, Instructional and Educational Technologists, Learning Experience Designers, Education Policy Makers, Educational Futurists, International Community

Please note: This webinar will be recorded and all registered participants will receive a link to the recording after the webinar.

Speaker Bio

(Moderator) Alex Case
Associate Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Grants – Online Learning Consortium

Alex Case was named OLC Associate Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Grants in November 2020. His responsibilities include growing OLC’s reach in the areas of grants, strategic partnerships, and consulting, particularly in the growing international and K-12 sectors. Prior to joining the OLC, Alex served as the Interim Director of Student Services (Dean of Students) and Associate Director of Instructional Design and Development for the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Online program. At NOVA, Alex oversaw an online portfolio of 400 online asynchronous courses spanning all academic pathways and serving 23,000 students per year.
Punya Mishra, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Scholarship and Innovation; Professor, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College – Arizona State University

Dr. Punya Mishra is associate dean of scholarship and innovation and professor in the division of educational leadership and innovation in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. He is also an affiliate faculty with the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. Prior to coming to ASU, Professor Mishra was at Michigan State University where he directed the award-winning Master of Arts in Educational Technology program. Professor Mishra has worked extensively in the area of technology integration in teacher education which led to the development (in collaboration with Dr. M. J. Koehler) of the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework. He has received more than $7 million in grants, has published more than 90 articles and book chapters, and has edited three books. Professor Mishra is an award-winning instructor who teaches courses at both the masters and doctoral levels in the areas of educational technology, design, and creativity.