Further Reading

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.

  • Blog Posts

    In a nutshell: ChatGPT and other generative AI

    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.

    What teachers and students should know about AI in 2023

    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.

  • External Websites

    Educator considerations for ChatGPT

    OpenAI, the makers of ChatGPT, address a range of considerations for educators on this webpage.

  • Media Articles

    Will ChatGPT kill the student essay? Universities aren’t ready for the answer

    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.

  • Scholarly Works

    Artificial intelligence in higher education: the state of the field

    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.

    Speculative futures on ChatGPT and generative artificial intelligence (AI): a collective reflection from the educational landscape

    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.

  • Text Resources

    ChatGPT and artificial intelligence in higher education

    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.

    Embracing AI for student and staff productivity

    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

    Education re-think ahead as ChatGPT hits classrooms

    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.