This page features additional resources and academic articles on the topic of assessment, AI or academic integrity that may be of interest to staff. This curated selection of resources will be updated over time.
The LX Team at the University of Technology Sydney have produced an informative blog post describing what ChatGPT and other generative AI are, and how they may be used in higher education.
Erica Ho and Danny Liu from The University of Sydney highlight a few key facts that teachers and students need to know about AI in 2023.
OpenAI, the makers of ChatGPT, address a range of considerations for educators on this webpage.
Irina Dumitrescu (Professor for Medieval English Literature at University of Bonn) writes for The Walrus about how educators need to convince students that the process of writing still matters in the age of AI.
This journal article by Crompton and Burke (2023) presents a systematic review of peer-reviewed literature on the use of AI in higher education. The review focused only on literature published between 2016 and 2022 (i.e., prior to the release of ChatGPT), but offers an interesting snapshot of how AI was being used in higher education during this time. Popular uses include assessment and evaluation, making predictions, and as a virtual assistant.
This journal article by Bozkurt et al. (2023) uses speculative methodologies to propose a range of opportunities and challenges relating to the use of ChatGPT in educational contexts. Some of the possible opportunities include enhancing personalised learning, offering more inclusive curricula, and improving student accessibility to learning content. The challenges include algorithmic biases, inequality and inequity in access, and lack of creativity and critical thinking.
UNESCO have developed a Quick Start Guide to using ChatGPT and other AI tools in higher education. This is an excellent resource for educators who want an overview of the key topics relating to AI and HE.
The Australasian Council on Open Distance and eLearning (ACODE) have written a white paper featuring eight recommendations for staff and students using AI in higher education. These include prioritising assessment redesign, aligning educational responses across different educational levels, and providing appropriate professional development opportunities for teaching staff.
Videos and Webinars
In this short video, Professor Matt Bower from Macquarie University (Interim Dean of the School of Education, and an EdTech expert) provides an easy-to-understand explanation and demonstration of how ChatGPT works.