Machine Augmented Intelligence
FocusSurpassing current human limitations
- Knowledge is … scope of possibilities (for thinking and acting)
- Knowing is … appropriately interpreting and/or acting
- Learner is … a technologically enhanced individual
- Learning is … expanding one’s repertoire of possibilities
- Teaching is … N/A
SynopsisIntelligence Amplification is an umbrella term used to refer to the uses of information technologies to augment human intelligence.
CommentaryIntelligence Amplification is an uncontroversial notion. The few concerns that are voiced on the topic tend be focused on debating whether technological augmentations are transformations (i.e., fundamentally changing the cognizing agent) or add-ons (i.e., mere peripherals).
Authors and/or Prominent InfluencesWilliam Ross Ashby; C. R. Licklider; Douglas Engelbart
Status as a Theory of LearningSee Human Enhancement.
Status as a Theory of TeachingSee Human Enhancement.
Status as a Scientific TheorySee Human Enhancement.
Please cite this article as:
Davis, B., & Francis, K. (2021). “Intelligence Amplification” in Discourses on Learning in Education. https://learningdiscourses.com.
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