ChatGPT calls for scholarship, not panic

From Inside Higher Ed: “’The truth is that we don’t really know (yet) how students are engaging with ChatGPT, Andrew C. Higgins writes. … This summer, I taught an online course on grammar, which I also taught in the spring. In March, ChatGPT struggled to accurately complete the exercises I fed it, but when I resubmitted those exercises in July, I noticed a marked improvement in the bot’s ability to identify the different components of sentences. My students could easily have been using ChatGPT to complete the assignments. But their work looked the same as it did in the spring, or in the many iterations of this course that I taught before ChatGPT arrived. … for many college students, revision is difficult, and blending documents with distinct voices and styles into a cohesive whole is a daunting task.”

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