Submitted by Tamra S. Connor
Written by chatGPT
I asked chatGPT to write a blog post by using this prompt: Write a blog post about the benefits of generative ai
This is the response. Read the post and comment your thoughts! ~Tamra
Unleashing Creativity and Efficiency: Exploring the Benefits of Generative AI
In the digital age, artificial intelligence has become an indispensable tool, transforming the way we live, work, and play. One particularly exciting facet of AI is generative AI, a technology that has rapidly evolved and is opening new horizons in various fields. Generative AI, powered by models like GPT-3, has made significant strides in natural language processing, image generation, and creative content creation. In this blog post, we'll explore the multifaceted benefits of generative AI and its impact on diverse industries.
Submitted by Tamra S. Connor
But they are using it anyway!
`If your first reaction to the words "artificial intellegence" or "generative AI" is to ask what is that? You are living in the stone age of digital technology. It's almost impossible to talk about business without also bringing AI into the future.
I follow a Facebook page chatGPT for Teachers where the discussions are active, respectful, and helpful. One of top posts was authored by an admin for the page, Greg Alexander, where he posts several questions.
Did you know that over 4,000 AI tools were developed last week? Are you aware that today's employers are expecting students to be able to ethically use AI for their jobs? Do you understand that a large-language model (generative AI) pulls data from the entire world wide web, potentially introducing incorrect or misinformation into the results? Are you aware that the bias of the internet is perpetuated in responses created by generative AI?
One student teacher on the Facebook thread talked about their dilemma of being required to learn from their supervising teacher how to teach. This student states that they are theoretically required to model the supervising teacher's methods, but that they are banned from using AI by the university. What is a student to do? Earn a poor grade as a student teacher or potentially face being expelled for using banned technology because that is what their supervising teacher expects?
The tool everyone probably knows about is chatGPT. You can sign up for a free account at OpenAI. DALL-E 2 is another AI system to create images from a description. These are two tools out of thousands. Check them out and comment below with your thoughts.
There are so many questions we need to ask ourselves, as teachers. If you haven't started using any of the AI tools, it is time to embrace them and learn. After all, we are teachers who want our students to be life-long learners. We must be as well.
Human needs in education unchanged
Submitted by Gordon A. McKenzie
People suffered from ignorance when they do not know where to turn for help when it is needed, or they suffer from not knowing the rules of living. People also suffered because they could not get on with their associates, being in a job that they found unsatisfying, and from all of the other everyday situations that arose in clashes between the person and his surroundings. Things did not change: there could be no change to the needs of people.
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