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Generative AI in Higher Education

What is generative AI? What implications and uses does it have for teaching, learning, academic research and pubishing?

Quick Primers on Generative AI

This week-long series of AI newsletters in the New York Times, starting with "How to Become an Expert in A.I." on April 4, 2023, explains and contextualizes generative AI tools like ChatGPT for a non-technical audience. 

Try It Yourself ... Safely

One of the best ways to get a sense of what generative AI can do is to try it yourself -- no special coding skills required.

"Prompt Engineering"

Prompt engineering is the term used for process of refining the output you get from generative AI tool, by adding guidance to the prompts you give it (for example, specifying artistic style you want an image generator to emulate) and using a series of prompts so that each answer builds on the previous ones.