Generative AI & Education - Maintained by HKUST's Center for Education and Innovation. It provides information on HKUST's current guidelines on the use of generative AI and further information, including:
The following is based on CEI's Newsletter, May 2023 on short-term strategies for teachers.
Whether or not you use Chat GPT or other AI tools in your work, be prepared to:
In 1981, the German techno band, Kraftwerk released "Computer World" (nice YouTube mashup by Hayley Fisher here).
The refrain was: Business, Numbers, Money, People.
When interacting with these systems, as university staff and students at a publically funded university, it is important to keep in mind the social, economic, and political contexts in which these tools are being developed and used.
Here are some thought-provoking readings:
Being AI Literate does not mean you need to understand the advanced mechanics of AI. It means that you are actively learning about the technologies involved and that you critically approach any texts you read that concern AI, especially news articles.
We have created a tool you can use when reading about AI applications to help consider the legitimacy of the technology.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
To cite in APA: Hervieux, S. & Wheatley, A. (2020). The ROBOT test [Evaluation tool]. The LibrAIry. https://thelibrairy.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/the-robot-test
A common problem with many generative AI text tools is that they generate nonsense, especially made-up citations (references).
So, if you are using texts that you created using ChatGPT or other AI tools, use your eyes and your brain to check the work. Evaluate the information provided, just like anything you plan to use academically. More info on how to evaluate below:
1. Cross-check what it says & do "lateral reading"
To learn more about lateral reading, watch:
2. Confirm that any references it provides are real
3. If the references (citations) are real, check that they support the claim
4. If you use ChatGPT or other AI tools in your work, you need to acknowledge it.
Some of this content was based on the work of Amy Scheelke of Salt Lake Community College, her LibGuide: https://libguides.slcc.edu/ChatGPT/InformationLiteracy
Using AI for Study by the Flinders University Library in Australia - Provides excellent overviews of the different types of AI methods and tools out there, plus an excellent section on assessing AI tools.
Artificial Intelligence - from University of Calgary Library. Provides a good overview with short videos.