AI Awareness

Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education is Here 

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Artificial intelligence is having an impact in all areas of teaching and learning. As we begin to explore the possibilities we also want to be cautious not to embrace of reject its role in education until we better understand the implications. On this page we will share important content that explores the possibilities.  Below are some examples of readings and commentary on this topic. Looking ahead the Center for Excellence in Teaching will be holding events that closely examin this topic. 
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ChatGPT: Optimizing Language Models for Dialogue
Try ChatGPT According to OpenAI
"We’ve trained a model called ChatGPT which interacts in a conversational way. The dialogue format makes it possible for ChatGPT to answer followup questions, admit its mistakes, challenge incorrect premises, and reject inappropriate requests. ChatGPT is a sibling model to InstructGPT, which is trained to follow an instruction in a prompt and provide a detailed response."

GPTZero: A solution under development for educatiors to responsibly adopt AI-Technologies in education. GPTZero turns the very technologies used to build ChatGPT around — to detect AI. It uses variables like perplexity to fingerprint AI involvement. Stay updated on the upcoming innovations in GPTZero technology via this substack.
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Articles & Media

Disinformation Researchers Raise Alarms About A.I. Chatbots (The New York Times) February 8, 2023,
Read the article here.

SUNY Online Teaching >> chatGPT, Links List and Resources

Teaching Actual Student Writing in an AI World (Inside Higher ED),
January 19, 2023, Read the article here.

AI Writing Detection: A Losing Battle Worth Fighting (Inside Higher ED)
January 20, 2023, Read the article here.

ChatGPT is not going to save you from your essays (The Daily Pennsylvanian)  
Read the article here.

Assigning Writing in the Age of AI tools like OpenAI's ChatGPT (The FIT Writing and Speaking Studio)
Read the article here

AI Generated Art is Already Transforming Creative Work (The New York Times) Read the article here

How to Keep Students Writing in the Age of AI Tools (Edutopia) Read the article here. 

New York Times, Hard Fork Podcast:  Generative AI is Here. Who Should Control it?  Download Podcast

ChatGPT: CBS Sunday Morning, Grading artificial intelligence's writing