Getting Started with Generative Artificial Intelligence: U-M Instructor Guide

The Getting Started with Generative Artificial Intelligence U-M Instructor Guide provides an overview and resources related to Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI or GAI). It provides a quick introduction on GenAI, as well as actionable guidance for teaching in a GenAI era. Note: The information found in the guide is an abridged version of the full content housed on the subpages of this website.

The guide provides an overview of the following subtopics related to GenAI:

  • Introduction to Generative AI
  • What is Generative AI? What is ChatGPT?
  • Introductory Generative AI Resources
  • What are the Academic Implications of Generative AI?
  • How Quickly can ChatGPT Answer an Essay Question?
  • Responsible Use of Generative AI
  • Generative AI Tools
  • U-M Developed Generative AI Tools
  • Other Generative AI Tools
  • Five Action Items for Teaching in a Generative AI Era
    • Become Familiar with Generative AI
    • Understand the Implications Generative AI has on Writing
    • Reflect on Your Course and Assessment Practices
    • Draft a Syllabus Statement on Generative AI
    • Talk with Students about ChatGPT and Generative AI Early and Often
  • Generative AI Ethics, Bias, and Generative AI Detection Tools
  • Ethical Considerations and Bias
  • Detection Tools
  • Appendix: Key In-Depth U-M Generative AI Resources and Support

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