Resources for AI and Higher Ed Instruction
The following resources serve as a starting point for understanding the impact of AI on teaching. This collection is not meant to be exhaustive, but should provide a launchpad for further exploration. Should you need more tailored resources or have a question for the AI Hub, please contact Leslie Wingard Cunningham, Interim Director of the Harte Center.
For a general overview of AI — what it is, what it can and cannot do, and how it affects instruction — the following resources provide a good place to begin with plenty of rabbit holes to explore.
- Vanderbilt University Guide to Teaching in the Age of AI
- University of South Carolina ChatGPT for Teaching and Learning
- OpenAI's Guidelines for Educators
- AI Guidance from the Poorvu Center at Yale
- New Jersey Institute of Technology AI and Instruction Guide
- Chatting about ChatGPT: How May AI and ChatGPT Impact Academia and Libraries?
- Talking about Large Language Models
- SFCC Comprehensive ChatGPT Resource Guide
- Big Data Big Design
- 4 Steps to Help You Plan for ChatGPT in Your Classroom
AI and Instruction
The following list is a more conversational, focused look at AI in the classroom. Many of these sources assume a basic familiarity with AI. A few provide opportunities for productive, collaborative discussion. These resources address topics such as fears around cheating through the use of AI, how to design writing assignments incorporating AI, and how AI might affect assessment choices.
- Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence
- Thinking about updating your syllabus for Chat GPT?
- Turn It In: Academic Resources in the Age of AI
- Intentional Teaching: Rethinking Teaching in an Age of AI
- Introduction to AI for Teachers and Students
- Using AI to Implement Effective Teaching Strategies in Classrooms
- New Modes of Learning Enabled by AI Chatbots
- Tim Laquintano's forthcoming work
- Practical Responses to ChatGPT and Other Generative AI
- World Economic Forum on ChatGPT and Cheating
- How to Cheat on Your Final Paper: Assigning AI for Student Writing
- AI-Based Text Generation and the Social Construction of "Fraudulent Authorship"
- AI Text Generators and Teaching Writing: Starting Points for Inquiry
- Collaborating with ChatGPT: Considering the Implications of Generative Artificial Intelligence for Journalism and Media Education
- Will ChatGPT Change How Professors Access Learning?
- Charles Knight on AI in Higher Ed
- Civics of Technology
Educational Policy and AI
These are general guidelines and example policy statements around AI in the classroom, which might be useful as you are designing your syllabus.
- University of Iowa, Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology
- SFCC Library Faculty Help
- Cleveland State University Center for Faculty Excellence
- Classroom Policies Related to ChatGPT and Other AI Tools
- Montclair State University AI Course Policies and Assignment Guidelines
- Inside HigherEd Opinion Piece on Generative AI Policy Making
AI and Bias
Understanding the relationship between technology and discrimination is a cornerstone to serving students in the 21st century. These resources specifically address issues of bias within the context of AI.
- How ChatGPT Could Help or Hurt Students with Disabilities
- Association for Progressive Communications
- Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism — Safiya Umoja Noble
- Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code
- NIST on Bias in AI
- Decolonial AI: Decolonial Theory as Sociotechical Foresight in Artificial Intelligence
Podcasts and Newsletters
The following podcasts and newsletters provide further insight into AI, both within the context of higher education and more generally.
- THE Podcast: How to Use Generative AI in Your Teaching and Research
- Forward Thinking on the Brave New World of Generative AI with Ethan Mollick
- We Can't Predict How AI Will Change the World
- ChatGPT and Good Intentions in Higher Ed
- Tea for Teaching: ChatGPT
- WNYC Studios on the Media: It's a Machine's World
- College of Charleston Podcast: ChatGPT and Conversational AI Explained
- University of Florida's AI Radio Minutes
- Ethan Mollick's Newsletter: One Useful Thing
- Bryan Alexander's Newsletter: AI and Academia