CBC Features Dr. Krista Muis, ECP: TikTok Math Lessons using DeepFakes Raise Concerns over Misinformation and Edutainment

Krista Muis
Published: 23 April 2024

In an interview with CBC News, Dr. Krista Muis, ECP, discusses the use of deepfakes to foster learning in mathematics. Math lessons from deepfakes with Dr. Drake and Queen Elizabeth are buzzing on TikTok. But do they foster learning and understanding of complex mathematics concepts?

Dr. Muis discusses the use of these deepfakes, highlighting an initial increase in motivation and attention can be beneficial but is not enough. The spread of misconceptions and the quality of the information presented is a concern.

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