Teaching and Learning with Generative AI

This is a collection of CIEL’s posts related to Generative AI in the higher education context.

  • Questions about ChatGPT and Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) 

    Questions about ChatGPT and Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) 

    ChatGPT and generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools are evolving rapidly, fueling ongoing conversations and challenges within our VIU community. Our previous blog posts delved into the capabilities and constraints of AI, proposed strategies for responsible usage, and offered insights into integrating generative AI into course design and assessment. In this blog post, we’ll explore compelling questions about AI that have surfaced through discussions across VIU’s campuses.

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  • GenAi Learning and Teaching Mini-Conference

    GenAi Learning and Teaching Mini-Conference

    CIEL is hosting a mini-conference on October 26, 2023 from 8:30am – 3:00pm (hours subject to change) dedicated to exploring GenAI in the teaching learning landscape and we invite you to join us. There are so many things to say about GenAI and the teaching and learning landscape that we hardly know where to start: What is it? Is it actually intelligent? Should I use it? Should I teach my students to use it? What…

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  • Generative AI and Assessment

    Generative AI and Assessment

    In our previous post about GenAI, we explored a range of approaches for integrating GenAI into course design. In this post, our focus shifts towards strategies that harness GenAI to either design assessments or adjust existing ones. Assessments serve a dual purpose: they provide us with insights into students’ acquired knowledge and skills, and they serve as tools to guide students in their exploration of information, skill development, and knowledge expansion.

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