Address the Impact of AI

Steps You Can Take this Semester

New! Check out the recording of Interdisciplinary Perspectives of ChatGPT: an SAS Panel

It’s early days. We’re still discovering what impact tools like ChatGPT will have—if and when we can log into it. We encourage you to experiment with the tool and share your thoughts with us.

Many instructors are concerned about the possibility that students will use ChatGPT or other AI tools to skip the learning and thinking that our assignments are designed to provoke. Don’t panic! Students still want to learn, and they recognize that coursework helps them learn.

Decades of research into academic dishonesty has shown that many environmental and contextual factors affect students’ decisions to cheat. As an instructor, you can influence these factors. Here are a few steps to reduce the likelihood that students will use AI text generating tools in ways that violate academic integrity:

Staff Picks

A lot has been published about ChatGPT. We encourage you to peruse this excellent list of resources compiled by Sharon Stoerger in SCI. OTEAR has also provided an excellent resource here.

Here are some links that we especially recommend:

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