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The following slides provide a brief history of AI evolution.
These slides are taken from the ChatGPT Unleashed: What to Expect This Fall and How to Prepare webinar offered by Alchemy on June 22, 2023 slides.
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According to the 2023 UNESCO's "Chat GPT and Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education Quick Start Guide", the main challenges and implications of ChatGPT in higher education are:
Many thanks to Joan Ostrove, Director of the Jan Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching, and the AI Literacy Working Group at Macalester. Their collaboration over the summer of 2023 resulted in creating this LibGuide and other campus-wide initiatives. The members of this group are:
Britt Abel, Associate Professor of German Studies & Director of Writing
Mozhdeh Khodarahmi, Associate Director of the Library.