Launchpad to Fundamental Questions on AI


The online course "Launchpad to Fundamental Questions on AI" by Kiron Open Higher Education builds on the popular and style-defining comic strip "We need to talk, AI" by Dr. Julia Schneider and Lena Kadriye Ziyal.

The course is divided into 4 modules and aims to introduce central topics in the context of Artificial Intelligence and to teach learners a reflected and conscious approach to AI. The learning offer combines self-study as well as sharing of ideas and discussions (reflection) two formats to enable an entertaining acquisition of knowledge and competence. 

Which topics will be covered?

  • Functionality of an algorithm  
  • Application areas of AI and their development in everyday life   
  • Importance of data security and data protection  
  • Challenges in questions of human-machine interaction  
  • Development of AI  
  • Opportunities, risks and challenges of AI 

What will I achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • understand the connection between data, algorithms and AI.
  • reflect the handling of AI. 
  • make use of AI based services.   
  • name essential data protection issues. 

Which prerequisites do I need to fulfill?

  • Basics, no previous knowledge required  
  • Language skills: Academic English (C1 CEFR) is required  
  • No specific addressing of subject group/s  

This on demand course is held by

kiron, Dr. Julia Schneider | Dr. Renate Suter