There has been a flood of news concerning ChatGPT in recent months. You may have heard some unfavorable news reports about it, such as how it may be used by students to plagiarize or how the content it generates may include errors (“hallucinations”).
The AMICAL Information Literacy Initiatives Committee (ILIC) is happy to invite you to the webinar entitled “Using ChatGPT and artificial intelligence tools in instruction to promote AI literacy”.
You will learn why understanding AI tools and chatbots is an important part of information literacy and something library staff should be learning and teaching about.
After participating in this event, you will:
- Understand the basics of what ChatGPT is and how it works.
- Know several ways to use ChatGPT effectively.
- Understand common criticisms of the technology and problems with it in its current form.
- Be aware of some other tools and apps that use this technology.
You will come away with:
- Knowledge of why AI literacy is an important part of information literacy.
- Inspiration & ideas for how to teach your users about it.
- Ideas for staying current with new developments.
- A bibliography of sources for learning more.
Bring your thoughts! Time will be set aside for discussion.
Nicole Hennig is an expert in user experience and emerging technologies. She is currently an e-learning developer at the University of Arizona Libraries. Previously, she worked for the MIT Libraries as head of the user experience department. In her 14 years of experience at MIT, she won awards for innovation and worked to keep academics up to date with the best mobile technologies.
(The event will be recorded. If you register for the event, you will be emailed a link to the recording.)