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Chat GPT on Campus One Year Out: A View from the Faculty

We’ve now had ChatGPT in our lives for just over a year, but according to commentators, AI has left higher ed in ruin. Emerging from the rubble are panicked professors with a sole “assignment”—to prevent AI from sowing chaos this year. Others foresee AI instigating

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AI Tutoring Tools for Improving Learning

Higher education recognizes the importance of tutoring support to improve student success and retention. But human tutoring is costly and available only when tutors are scheduled. This is why AI tutoring is a rapidly expanding area of education. These systems provide tutoring where and when

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Affordances and Constraints in Teaching

The first summer job I ever had was mowing lawns. Back then (this was the ’70s), I would start the power mower, and the blade kept spinning until I turned the mower off. I learned quickly to pull the mower up a slope and not

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Practical Strategies for Excellent Classroom Discussions

Current global events, including a rise in nationalistic rhetoric, have put pressure on faculty from all disciplines to be able to facilitate discussions without disenfranchising or excluding any students. I’ve been teaching discussion-based courses for 25 years, and my own methods have evolved and grown,

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AI Feedback on Your Teaching

Many years ago my wife sat in on one of my face-to-face classes to observe my teaching. I was surprised to hear about things I did not know I was doing, such as saying OK every couple of minutes and making puzzled expressions. This showed

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