AI transformers like ChatGPT are here, so what next?

Artificial intelligence in academia is nothing new. However, the ease with which ChatGPT and other AI writing programmes generate essays, research articles or songs has sent tremors across the higher education sector. Will it be a liberating force for good that frees up cognitive space for deeper thinking? Or does its potential for cheating and shortcuts signal the end of critical thinking and academic integrity? The truth, as ever, probably lies somewhere in between, but one thing is sure: we cannot ignore it. This resource collection offers insight into the technology’s potential impact, advice on how educators should respond and ideas on how to use it in assessments or lesson planning. ChatGPT itself even offers suggestions on how to use it in the classroom.

ChatGPT hack using Google Drive for academics and student essays

A simple hack to ChatGPT-proof assignments using Google Drive

What if there was a way to maintain the essay in all its three constituent parts – reading, thinking, writing – in the age of ChatGPT? Dave Sayers thinks he has an answer

Dave Sayers

University of Jyväskylä