AI Series Kickoff: DON’T PANIC - The Hitchhiker’s Guide to AI this fall
As we continue teaching in the context of ongoing changes in artificial intelligence (AI), how might our classrooms be affected? In what ways might we experiment with these tools and engage our students in the conversation? How might tools like ChatGPT support or interrupt learning? We have more questions than answers, but this fall we will think with you through possible impacts and approaches to teaching in light of these tools. In this first session, we will discuss practical strategies you might adopt, adapt or experiment with in your classroom, though the landscape will continue to shift.
AI Series Roundtable: AI & Ethics - Biases & Inequities
When: Tuesday, September 12, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Emerging technologies and tools have the potential to perpetuate longstanding biases and to create inequities. They can also be used as assistive tools for those with disabilities and at a systems level to mitigate inequities. What do critical and thoughtful approaches to using AI tools through the lens of equity look like? How might they help our students? What concerns do we have, and what affordances do we see as members of and institution working toward an inclusive and equitable learning environment?
Large Lecture Consortium - How is AI impacting those of us teaching large lectures?
When: September 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Large enrollment courses traditionally have structures that require creative and scalable approaches to teaching and assessment. How might emerging AI tools pose challenges to the status quo? Could they offer new opportunities that improve large enrollment teaching and learning?
Teaching in STEM fields varies across our disciplines and types of courses – from large introductory classes to small advanced laboratory sections. However, many of us are struggling to adapt our courses to the every changing population of incoming students and to needs of our fields. In this roundtable let’s talk about how we currently teach and assess learning in STEM fields, how our current teaching might be impacted by AI tools, and discuss possible new or adapted teaching and learning strategies to support and improve learning.
AI Roundtable Series: Humanities & Writing Focused Courses
When: October 27th 10:00am -11:15am
Teaching in the humanities and other writing focused courses, while not uniform, has many shared struggles in teaching our ever changing population of students. In this roundtable let’s talk about how we currently teach and assess learning in the humanities and how our current teaching might be impacted by AI tools. Through dialog, let’s uncover strategies to improve and to support our students learning.
AI Roundtable Series: Teaching Graduate and Professional Students
When: November 3rd 10:00 am - 11:15am
As the wide availability of artificial intelligence begins to revolutionize various industries, professionals are increasingly exploring its potential to enhance their work. What does this mean for the teaching and learning of graduate students and future medical professionals? How do we support our students to learn at the complex and fast pace required of our programs, while making space for future professionals to experiment and discover the uses of these tools? In this roundtable, let's engage in a dialogue about the potential impact of AI on our current teaching methods.
What is the student perspective on reasonable use of AI for course work or even improved learning potential with the use of AI tools? Are there ways they are thinking about it differently than instructors? What can we learn from our students, or how might we work with them to navigate the use of AI for learning?