The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Chat GPT (Feb 2023)

Description

This is a short introduction to ChatGPT for people teaching in higher education, created in January 2023 and updated until this version was saved in February 2023. The resource is a slide deck which you are free to modify and update (since this is a fast-moving topic). No prior knowledge of AI or chatbots is necessary to use the slides.

Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it

The resource may be helpful to any colleagues working with academics who are concerned about the arrival of artificial intelligence chat systems and their use in higher education. The resource includes some basic information but also links to useful additional resources and research if people wish to learn more. It is not a comprehensive guide to artificial intelligence but would work well as an introduction, and perhaps to allay immediate concerns about this topic. Some potential opportunities arising from apps like ChatGPT are highlighted, and also some ethical issues for consideration. The resource could supplement those of the National Forum and the National Academic Integrity Network (QQI) which are important to access also in relation to this topic.

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