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February 23, 2023

Let's chat about ChatGPT

Submitted by Karin Westman

Faculty and staff will present a series of lightning talks on ChatGPT from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in 307 Hale Library with concurrent streaming on Zoom.

The presenters and their topics will be:

  • "What is ChatGPT/AI writing?" by Phillip Marzluf, professor of English and director of the expository writing program. 
  • "Why are (some) people worried?" by Abby Knoblauch, associate professor of English and head of the graduate track in composition and rhetoric.
  • "How does ChatGPT affect plagiarism policies?" by Camilla Roberts, director of Honor and Integrity.
  • "What is the Writing Center's role/response?" by Stacia Gray, senior instructor in English and interim director of the Writing Center. 
  • "How might we use ChatGPT in the classroom?" by Theresa Merrick, senior instructor in English and assistant director of the Writing Center.
  • "How does ChatGPT impact online teaching?" by Cydney Alexis, associate professor of English.

"Are you worried about ChatGPT's impact on your classroom? Or excited about its pedagogical possibilities? So are we! Join faculty from composition and rhetoric, Honor and Integrity, and the Writing Center for a discussion about ChatGPT and AI Writing in the classroom," said Knoblauch, one of the event organizers.

"Let's Chat about ChatGPT" is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences' department of English and its program in expository writing, its Writing Center, and its graduate track in composition and rhetoric.