Can anti-plagiarism tools detect when AI chatbots write student essays

From EdSurge: “The last few weeks have seen a rush of articles in the popular press detailing how students are using ChatGPT to write their papers. The Atlantic magazine put the question starkly: ‘The College Essay is Dead.’… But like the internet—which provided the data the chatbot was trained on—ChatGPT’s output can be dicey. … It turns out that the makers of TurnItIn, one of the most widely used plagiarism detection tools, aren’t breaking a sweat. ‘We’re very confident that—for the current generation of AI writing generation systems—detection is possible,’ says Eric Wang, vice president of AI for the company.”

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