Self-study-course „ChatGPT in Higher Education“
ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education - Chances and Challenges
Since the end of November 2022, the artificial intelligence (AI)-based language model ChatGPT from the company OpenAI has been freely available. With every week that passes since then, the discussion about this tool and its consequences for education and assessment becomes more intense and comprehensive. Social media is overrun with this topic, television, radio and the press are also taking it up. There are thousands of blog posts, videos and podcasts as well as webinars and link lists on the topic. Are you tired of navigating through countless articles, podcasts, webinars, and link lists only to find each addressing just one facet of this groundbreaking technology? Our course is the solution, providing an all-inclusive, systematic overview of AI in higher education with an emphasis on ChatGPT. We'll demystify ChatGPT for you, explaining how it works and shedding light on its strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, we will navigate through the challenges that this innovation presents for university teaching. Our course goes beyond the mere pedagogical perspective; we address the potential of AI to enhance lesson planning, create worksheets, and devise exam tasks, fostering more productive and efficient learning environment. Our exploration doesn't stop there. We delve into the future, discussing how we need to rethink learning and assessment in universities in the face of evolving AI tools. How can we address the motivation issues arising from AI tool usage among students? How can we ensure valid testing of knowledge and skills in the future? Our course provides actionable strategies and templates to address these pressing questions. You'll also receive a comprehensive guide on how to integrate AI into your teaching and use it as an effective pedagogical tool. Upon completion of this course, you'll have a holistic understanding of AI in higher education, along with a plethora of ideas to revamp your teaching and examination methods. But that's not all - you'll also discover how AI can lighten your workload and make your role as an educator more rewarding. Take a step into the future with us, today.