ACU expert's top AI tips for parents and caregivers

With AI here to stay, parents need to learn about the technology to help their children to navigate it – that’s the key message from Australian Catholic University digital literacies expert, Professor Kathy Mills.

Professor Mills is the lead author of an article aimed at empowering parents and caregivers about the evolving technology by helping them to understand AI and support their children when using it.

In the article first published in The Conversation, and widely syndicated and discussed in media interviews since, Professor Mills outlines three key things parents should keep in mind when it comes to the rapidly changing world of AI.

Professor Mills, joined by Associate Professor Christian Moro, of Bond University, advises adults to ensure they apply a critical lens when using AI, to be wary of chatbots, and to remember images and videos are also part of the generative AI landscape.

Read the full article published in The Conversation: AI is now accessible to everyone: 3 things parents should teach their kids (

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