Alexa in Higher Education

Master the UI of the future

Voice user interfaces (VUI), such as Alexa, can transform education for college students. Alexa is Amazon's voice service and the brain behind millions of devices including the Amazon Echo. Alexa provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to create a more personalized experience. There are now tens of thousands of skills from companies like Starbucks, Uber, and Capital One as well as innovative designers and developers.

From training the next voice designers and developers to reinventing life on campus or in the classroom, the possibilities with voice are endless. Whether you are a college student, professor, IT administrator, or ed-tech professional, Alexa can help you reimagine your world.

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Students

You are the builders of tomorrow.

VUIs, such as Alexa, represent the next major disruption in computing. Take part in this transformation by building your first Alexa skill.

Professors

You enable students to dream big.

The Alexa Skills Kit is great to prepare students to build for voice. Teach your students a valuable new skill by adding Alexa projects to your curriculum.

IT Administrators

You make education possible.

Alexa can help you reimagine life on campus and in the classroom with voice experiences. Start by building an Alexa skill or a flash briefing skill.

Ed-Tech Professionals

Your products improve education.

Future-proof your offerings by enabling them for voice with Alexa. Build an Alexa skill for your product and customers will learn to simply ask.

Voice Innovation in Education

Alexa Fund Fellowship Program

Universities in the field of AI integrate Alexa into their curriculum.

The Alexa Prize

$2.5 million to advance conversational artificial intelligence.

Engaging new fans with Alexa

UC Irvine's athletic department keeps sports fans up to date with voice.

Fostering student innovation

Students reimagine sustainability and accessibility with Alexa. And the winners of the contest are...

Building Alexa-enabled VR worlds

CMU students prototype a fully immersive VR world with Alexa and AWS.

Imagining the smart home of the future

UNLV students envision the efficient smart home of the future with Alexa.

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