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Quick Reads

Below you will find a collection of quick reads on big issues in higher education, subdivided by topic. The idea is to satiate or stimulate your curiosity about topics and trends in faculty development, higher education, and teaching and learning. All are jargon-free, yet informative. Some even have immediate take-aways and applications to your classes and career. So scroll through each category and enjoy!


Teaching and Learning

Online Learning

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  1. AI detection feature through Turnitin for Canvas Assignments
  2. Generative AI in Higher Education in Idaho Idaho Statewide AI Alliance
  3. EDUCAUSE Showcase Series: AI: Where are We Now? EDUCAUSE
  4. AI Guidelines for Teaching and Learning U of Idaho
  5. Experimenting with ChatGPT (33 min) CETL Workshop
  6. As AI Chatbots Rise, More Educators Look to Oral Exams — With High-Tech Twist EdSurge
  7. 2023 EDUCAUSE Horizon Action Plan: Generative AI EDUCAUSE
  8. Should You Add an AI policy to Your Syllabus? The Chronicle of Higher Education
  9. Steps to Consider Before Using (or Rejecting) AI in your Classes The Chronicle of Higher Education
  10. New Policies Navigate Role of AI Assistants in CS Courses Georgia Tech
  11. ChatGPT Magnifies a Long-Standing Problem Inside Higher Ed
  12. We tested a new ChatGPT-detector for teachers. It flagged an innocent student. The Washington Post
  13. The AI horse is out of the barn: How we approach it now will determine whether it hurts us. Linkedin
  14. Alarmed by A.I. Chatbots, Universities Start Revamping How They Teach The New York Times
  15. We Gave ChatGPT 5 Common Teaching Tasks. Here’s How Teachers Say It Did Education Week
  16. Don’t Ban ChatGPT in Schools. Teach With It. The New York Times
  17. A college student created an app that can tell whether AI wrote an essay NPR
  18. What Will ChatGPT Mean for Teaching? EdSurge
  19. Artificial intelligence is getting better at writing, and universities should worry about plagiarism UCALGARY NEWS
  20. A Discipline-Based Article From Before the Tidal Wave FAccT ’21
  21. Artificial Intelligence: the global landscape of ethics guidelines


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