March 22, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm in the Arts and Sciences Building, Room 117

a human hand and robot hand with fingertips meeting in the post of Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Geometric design of glowing computer screens in the background.
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

The speed and power of ChatGPT to generate fluid text and synthesize information has taken higher education by surprise. Join this panel discussion of the implications of ChatGPT in higher education. Panelists include Dr. John Barnett, dean of the Library; Dr. Ron Fulbright, professor of information management and systems; Dr. Shuang Hundley, assistant professor of digital studies and mass media; and Tasha Thomas, senior instructor of English. 

Can’t attend? Check out “How Much Is Too Much? Drawing the Line on AI Assistance” by The Sentient Syllabus Project and “Artificial Intelligence: Friend, Foe, or Neither?” by the International Center for Academic Integrity.

Ryan Watkins’s article, “Update Your Course Syllabus for ChatGPT” includes several sample assignments that teach students to use ChatGPT responsible or highlight its limits. These also include assignments that have a non-AI and with-AI option in case not every student wants to or has the capability to create a ChatGPT account. Finally, don’t forget to check out the USC Upstate Syllabus template for suggested language about academic integrity.