How do large language models (LLMs) affect how we understand our job as teachers, and how does it affect what we should do in order to do that job well?
Please feel free to suggest others in the comments.
Resources for Teaching in the Age of ChatGPT & other LLMs
by Zak Kopeikin, Ted Shear, and Julia Staffel
Some resources for understanding how large language models work
- Jargon free explanation of how large language models work
- A more technical, in depth explanation of how large language models work (multiple blog posts by philosopher Ben Levinstein)
- A reporter tests if he can get a large language model to say really inappropriate things (he can)
Opinion pieces and other online resources about teaching with AI
- (Daily Nous) Policing Is Not Pedagogy: On the Supposed Threat of ChatGPT (Matthew Smith)
Argues that we should make classes more interesting and engaging to discourage cheating. Includes assignment suggestions.
- Teacher,Bureaucrat, Cop (Thi Nguyen)
A Daily Nous Guest Post about how we approach cheating and how this affects the relationship we have to our students and their attitudes towards learning. Not explicitly about ChatGPT, but raises points about trading off values, and cautions about trading off teaching value by going full-blown cop.
- Assigning AI: Seven Approaches for Students, with Prompts
An academic paper discussing seven approaches for utilizing AI in classrooms: AI-tutor, AI-coach, AI-mentor, AI-teammate, AI-tool, AI-simulator, and AI-student, each with distinct pedagogical benefits and risks
- How students can use paraphrasers to bypass AI detection tools
- Concerns about Turnitin’s AI detection software
- More about Turnitin’s AI detection software and its flaws
- Reviewing some AI detection software (Zak)
Tips for teaching strategies and assignments that discourage AI use
- A comprehensive guide to discouraging and preventing AI misuse
This post talks about content and format-based ways of designing assignments that discourage AI use.
- Advice about reporting AI cheating to the CU Honors Council (Julia)
- An essay assignment called “Reportatio” that discourages AI cheating (Julia)
- How to use track changes in Google Docs to discourage AI cheating (Ted)
Tips for teaching strategies and assignments that use AI
- How to Create and Use a Correcting ChatGPT Activity (Zak)
I’d also recommend readers check out “A Guide: How Professors Can Discourage and Prevent AI Misuse” by Graham Clay at AutomatED, which summarizes several months of research on the subject.