AI classroom activity: Machine learning

Dr Joshua Ho is a computer scientist at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney, New South Wales. He is also a conjoint senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales. His laboratory develops cutting-edge computer programs to solve challenging problems in genetics and cardiology.

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Year band(s) 5-6, 7-8, 9-10
Content type Article or research
Format Web page
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Implement simple digital solutions as visual programs with algorithms involving branching (decisions) and user input


Design, modify and follow simple algorithms involving sequences of steps, branching, and iteration (repetition)


Design algorithms represented diagrammatically and in English, and trace algorithms to predict output for a given input and to identify errors


Implement and modify programs with user interfaces involving branching, iteration and functions in a general-purpose programming language


Evaluate critically how student solutions and existing information systems and policies, take account of future risks and sustainability and provide opportunities for innovation and enterprise

Technologies & Programming Language​s Artificial Intelligence
Keywords Coding, programming, Visual programming, Text-based programming, code, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Dr Joshua Ho

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