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Artificial Intelligence in College

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the ability of a computer or a robot controlled by a computer to do tasks that are usually done by humans because they require human intelligence and discernment.

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Guide to Generative Artificial Intelligence

The release of ChatGPT, a large language model generative artificial intelligence, to the public in November 2022 caused a major disruption in higher education. The technology is changing daily, so please consider this merely an introduction to assist in the understanding and ethical use of generative AIs. 

The Research Cycle

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1.What is Generative Artificial Intelligence?

Before you decide on how to use generative AIs, you need to understand a bit about what they are and how they work.

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2. Why Care?

Before you take the time to learn about GAIs, it might help to understand why it matters. There are multiple reasons to understand GAIs and know how to use them.

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3. Pros

What are some benefits to using GAIs? What do they do well?

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4. Cons

All technology has downsides. What are the concerns with GAIs? What do they not (yet?) do well?

5. How?

Once you've decided what to use a GAI for, how can you do so ethically? How do you know if you can use it for your class? How can you make the best use of GAIs?