Tuesday, January 29 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar
Artificial Intelligence in Education: Legal Considerations and Ethical Questions

This webinar will discuss how schools and other education providers can use artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to promote student success, improve retention, streamline enrollment, and better manage resources. It covers the benefits and limitations of these emerging technologies, as well as related legal obligations related to privacy, data protection, equal protection, and discrimination law. The webinar focuses on ethical questions raised by the use of artificial intelligence tools in education, highlighting various concerns and principles raised by the government, advocates, academics, and learning-science practitioners. The webinar concludes with best practices and sample policies to guide school procurement, implementation, and oversight of machine-learning systems.


  • Investigate emerging applications for artificial intelligence in higher education
  • Understand the benefits and limitations of new technologies
  • Discuss legal considerations, including student privacy, data protection, and discrimination law
  • Consider extralegal ethical questions


  • Elana Zeide

    PULSE Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Law & Policy, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Resources & Downloads

  • Resources

    178 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Transcript

    49 KB, docx - Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/21/2024

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