Artificial Intelligence has been with us and will continue to transform the way we work, think, interact, and educate. Open AI’s ChatGPT is only one of hundreds of AI-powered software programs in use, across dozens of sectors. AI can do many things and cannot do several things. Humans still matter. So does critical thinking and social connection.
This selection of resources introduces you to ChatGPT and its utility. It is not meant to be exhaustive. An area providing ‘deeper dive’ resources is included.
The rate of change in this area is moving very quickly. We will only periodically update this webpage, so please be mindful of publication dates of articles. Furthermore, some of these resources are live, collaborative documents that may be updated more regularly.
How can I use ChatGPT in my teaching?
15 Ways to Use ChatGPT as an Instructional Designer, Instructor, and Teacher
YouTube video from Dr. Luke Hobson on 15 ways to use ChatGPT as an instructional designer, instructor, and teacher (Pub. date: 2/23/23)
AI Text Generators: Sources to Stimulate Discussion among Teachers
Google doc addressing many aspects of teaching with ChatGPT, from syllabus language, to assignments, to policy ideas
Chatbot Prompting: A guide for students, educators, and an AI-augmented workforce
URI Professor, Dr. Stephen Atlas’s book on leveraging generative AI (and ChatGPT) in education and the workplace (Pub. date: Jan 2023)
ChatGPT Just Got Better. What Does That Mean for Our Writing Assignments?
'An educator who tested the new GPT-4 before its release offers advice for faculty members on how to respond.' (Pub. date: 3/23/23)
Eighty Ways to Use ChatGPT in the Classroom
Dr. Stan Skrabut’s book on using ChatGPT. Only accessible using URI credentials. (Pub. date: 2023)
What is ChatGPT?
ChatGPT: Optimizing Language Models for Dialogue
Learn about, access, and try out ChatGPT directly from its maker, OpenAI
Everything you need to know about ChatGPT
A comprehensive introduction to ChatGPT, its uses, ethical considerations, and AI’s future impact (Pub. date: 9/1/23)
Practical AI for Instructors and Students Part 1: Introduction to AI for Teachers and Students
First of a fantastic and informative video series on Generative AI for instructors and students, hosted by Ethan Mollick and team from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. (Pub. date: 7/31/23)
How are students using ChatGPT and what could I do?
5 Touch Points Students Should Consider About AI
Inside Higher Ed article providing instructors 5 touchpoints to offer students for consideration in using AI for their work (Pub. 9/6/23)
Don’t Blame Students for Using ChatGPT to Cheat
Broader ways to think about plagiarism in the era of generative AI and ChatGPT (Pub. date: 1/20/23)
GPTZero turns the very technologies used to build ChatGPT around — to detect AI, but it’s not 100% accurate
What Students Said About the Spring of ChatGPT
Inside Higher Ed summary article on a study conducted with dozens of students to learn how they were using AI tools. (Pub. 9/7/23)
What are additional applications of ChatGPT and what other AI Tools are available?
7 Incredible Ways ChatGPT Can Enhance Your Workday Productivity
'Ways ChatGPT can help streamline your workflow and increase efficiency' (Pub. date: 4/4/23)
Elicit – The AI Research Assistant (YouTube Video)
Elicit, another generative AI tool, is a GPT-3 powered research assistant that helps you classify datasets, brainstorm research questions, and search through publications (Pub. date: 3/9/22)
I want to dig deeper.
35 Ways Real People Are Using A.I. Right Now
NYT article on interesting uses for generative AI. (Pub. date: 4/14/23)
ChatGPT: Understanding the new landscape and short-term solutions
Collection of resource articles and discussion in a ‘problem presented/response provided structure’. Running list of useful articles as they publish is included at the bottom.
The Age of AI has Begun
Article from Bill Gates on his thoughts on AI and how it can advance different sectors of society (Pub. date: 3/21/23)