CS Field Guide: Artificial Intelligence

A short chapter from an online text for school students, including interactive elements. Focuses on the illusion of intelligence. Introduces chatbots, with and without machine learning, and the Turing Test. Free.

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Year band(s) 7-8, 9-10
Content type Course or tutorial
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Digital systems, Impact and interactions
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Design algorithms involving nested control structures and represent them using flowcharts and pseudocode


Trace algorithms to predict output for a given input and to identify errors


Implement, modify and debug programs involving control structures and functions in a general-purpose programming language


Evaluate existing and student solutions against the design criteria, user stories, possible future impact and opportunities for enterprise

Technologies & Programming Language​s Artificial Intelligence
Keywords Artificial, Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Chatbots, Machine learning, Turing Test

Computer Science Education Research Group, University of Canterbury


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