Michael Zurek-Ost, PhD
University of Florida
Dr. Zurek-Ost is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida and a research consultant with the University of Florida Office of Interprofessional Education.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Natural language processing (NLP), a branch of artificial intelligence (AI), provides a means for computers to explore written narrative. Widely adopted in a broad range of contexts, including education, it may offer efficient processes to examine qualitative based interprofessional education (IPE) outcomes. AI can be used to explore narrative at many different levels (individual, program, institution). We applied NLP at the programmatic level to explore and understand the narrative data produced during one longitudinal community-based experiential interprofessional learning experience. This…