Make any Assignment ChatGPT Resistant & Many Other ChatGPT Resources
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by Brent A. Anders
5d ago
The great thing about this #ChatGPT infographic “Make ANY Assignment resistant to ChatGPT,” is that it simply describes a great way to make your course and your assignments, regardless of #AI use, better by being more active and hands-on. For specific help regarding essay writing and use of ChatGPT AI see the following infographic: Another very important aspect that must always be developed by both instructors and students is AI Literacy: For more information and resources dealing with ChatGPT / AI be sure to check out the Sovorel Educational YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@sovorel ..read more
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Educational Trends & Predictions 2023
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by Brent A. Anders
1M ago
The following are my (Brent A. Anders, PhD) observations, thoughts, and predictions on the key trends and issues that will be affecting the world of education in general and higher education specifically in the year 2023. AI will be THE Topic in Education: The tool, topic, and ramifications of widely available and advanced artificial intelligence (AI) will dominate education. The release of ChatGPT on 30 November 2022 was a historic moment in that it marked the free release of a cutting-edge AI system directly to the masses (OpenAI, 2022). Anyone and everyone can now access ChatGPT and interac ..read more
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ChatGPT and its Use in Essay Writing Instruction
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by Brent A. Anders
1M ago
ChatGPT is a large language model trained by OpenAI. It is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that is designed to generate text based on input from a user. ChatGPT can be used to generate text on a wide range of topics, and it can be customized and fine-tuned to produce text in a specific style or on a specific topic. How Can the ChatGPT AI Help Instructors Teach Essay Writing 1. ChatGPT can generate text on a given topic, providing students with a starting point for their essays and helping them to develop their ideas. To generate text on a given topic, students or instructors can input a ..read more
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Lowering Academic Dishonesty in the Classroom
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by Brent A. Anders
2M ago
I just had the honor of giving a special presentation as part of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the American University of Armenia on the topic of Academic Integrity. This short article highlights the main aspects of academic integrity by defining it, identifying reasons it is violated, and providing mitigation techniques. By fully comprehending these aspects, instructors and students will gain a better understanding, and academic dishonesty can be greatly reduced in the classroom.    Defining Academic Integrity “Adherence to academic ethical principles and honesty” (AUA, 20 ..read more
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Get the Most Out of Your End-of-Course Evals
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by Brent A. Anders
2M ago
End-of-course evaluation should never be used as the only course of information regarding the quality of your course or your instruction, but it does provide some valuable insight. Although there are plenty of researchers who question the validity of end-of-course evaluations (Brickman et al., 2016; Marcham et al., 2020), there is also a lot of research that explains that end-of-course evaluations are still worthwhile and when correctly conducted and used, are an excellent source of information to help you continually improve (Gravestock & Gregor-Greenleaf, 2008 Signorini et al., 2020; Wei ..read more
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How to Succeed on the First Day of Classes – 5 Tips
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by Brent A. Anders
5M ago
The first day of classes can often be a challenge for instructors. In light of that, and to help all instructors out, my educational development colleague Syuzanna Sahakyan, M.A., and I (Brent A. Anders, Ph.D.) created the following infographic: How to Succeed on the First Day of Classes: 5 Tips – the first day of classes really does set the tone for the rest of the semester or school year, so ensuring a good initial first day is crucial. The following useful tips were put together by guidance and research from multiple learning scientists and some recommendations from the Chronicle of Higher ..read more
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Interview with AI Professor Armen Kherlopian
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by Brent A. Anders
10M ago
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an important reality that everyone, especially instructors at all levels needs to fully understand and realize. I highly recommend this short interview with Dr. Kherlopian (AI researcher and professor at the American University of Armenia) as we address different aspects of instructing with AI and ensuring that students understand and use AI in order to be prepared for to be ready for the current job market. AI literacy is a real thing and is quickly becoming an important 21st-century skill. What are your thoughts on AI and higher education? Lets have a ..read more
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Top 7 Predictions (Trends) for 2022 in Higher Education
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by Brent A. Anders
1y ago
Online learning Will Continue to Grow Globally. This should be obvious to all, but some universities and other educational institutions have yet to fully invest in the power and ongoing development of online education. The ongoing growth is best expressed in a Global Market Insite (GMI) report stating “E-Learning Market size surpassed USD 250 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at an exponential CAGR [Compound Annual Growth Rate] of over 21% between 2021 and 2027. The advent of several new technologies, such as AI, VR, and cloud based LMS, will drive the market growth” (2021, para. 2 ..read more
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What MrBeast Can Teach Academia
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by Brent A. Anders
1y ago
The world-famous YouTube sensation MrBeast (no period, no space), whose real name is Jimmy Donaldson, has a lot to teach academia with regards to making great videos that people want to actually watch. Just in case you don’t know, MrBeast creates a variety of different types of videos, has over 59 million subscribers, over 300 videos, and is an international YouTube sensation (Alexander, 2021; YouTube, 2021). By identifying the ways MrBeast makes his videos, we in academia (K-12 as well as higher education) can create our own videos that will be more impactful to students and help them better ..read more
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How to Look Great and Make a Great Video
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by Brent A. Anders
2y ago
Whether you are a professor, student, employee, or employer, looking good on video is an important skill that we must all learn in order to communicate effectively and professionally. The accompanying video below breaks down how to look your best while making a highly professional video. Key components covered are audio, lighting, and framing. An important take-away to understand is that the message presented is always more than just what is said since professional communication is about both verbal and non-verbal communication (you are sending a message with every visual in your video). What ..read more
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