Medicon Engineering Themes (ISSN: 2834-7218)

Review Article

Volume 5 Issue 2

A New World of Open Space - Reflections and Perspectives of Chinese Scholars on the Digital Transformation of Education and Future Education Research

Qin Qin1* and Li Ao2
1Institute for Advanced Study of Education Development in Guangdong-Hong -Kong -Macao Greater Bay Area, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China
2School of Education Science, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China

*Corresponding Author: Qin Qin, Institute for Advanced Study of Education Development in Guangdong-Hong-Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China.

Published: July 27, 2023

DOI: 10.55162/MCET.05.153

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There is an urgent need to advance theoretical research and broaden the academic conversation in relevant domains in order to undertake strategic initiatives for the digitalization of education. The topics of the metaverse and educational ecological reconstruction, artificial intelligence (AI) and future educational development, big data and educational governance, and future educational research paradigm change are thoroughly discussed through interviews with 16 experts in the field of educational information technology. The study found that: (1) The metaverse represents one potential avenue for modern educational evolution; (2) Artificial intelligence is an all-round challenge to education, which has a significant impact on talent training, both in teaching and learning, as well as the restructuring of the entire education system; (3) Under the background of artificial intelligence, the future education will mainly lead to changes in educational values and objectives, and changes in the means of educational scenarios will also lead to changes in traditional educational forms;(4) The duplexing empowerment between education research and new technology: the rapid development of data science and AI technology have become the main object of educational research and utilization.In turn, education feed into AI technology and drive the development of the technology;(5)In the future, education will be gradually moving from an industrialized education system to an intelligent education system, AI technology will enable the future of education to become more personal, diversify and human-computer cooperation; (6) In the context of new technologies, such as AI and the Metaverse, science fiction could be used as a new method for educational research.

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence; Virtual Reality; Digital Transformation; Big Data; Educational Restructuring