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Student Guide to ChatGPT

This guide is to help students navigate the use of generative AI.

Introduction

This guide focuses on generative AI.

We cover only AI that can generate text, images, video, music, or speech. Examples: ChatGPT, Microsoft Copilot, Gemini, Perplexity, Adobe Firefly, Midjourney, Eleven Labs, and more.

Last updated on July 11, 2024.

We aim to keep this guide up to date. But since new developments are happening so quickly, it's possible this may be out of date when you read it.

Purpose

This guide serves as a starting point for thinking about using generative AI tools in your teaching.  It provides resources for learning more about generative AI, how to think about how generative AI impacts pedagogy, information about AI detection, AI fact-checking and copyright.  It also includes resources on how to cite generative AI and how to use generative AI like ChatGPT effectively. 

 

Audience

spotlightThis library guide is part of our “spotlight on the disciplines” literacy tier. In this tier you will be introduced to advanced academic research skills.

This particular guide is aimed at Baylor students to help them understand generative AI.

We also offer a Instructor Guide to ChatGPT, a Guide to Integrating AI tools into your Research, and FAQs about generative AI.

 

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