Ed Tech Newsletter December 23

Final Ed Tech Newsletter of 2023! Welcome to this brief end-of-the-semester newsletter where I want to share my back-to-school workshops and remind you about an important change to our Panopto policy. I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday and a Happy New Year. A quick update on my schedule over the holidays. I’ll be on…Continue Reading Ed Tech Newsletter December 23

Ed Tech Newsletter November 23

Hi All, Welcome to the November 2023 Educational Technology Newsletter! Let’s dive into this newsletter with information about spring Canvas sites, Panopto policy updates, AI badges, and more. Panopto Lecture Capture Policy Updates Please review this information carefully as it will affect all of your previously recorded course lecture captures. What is changing Starting on…Continue Reading Ed Tech Newsletter November 23

System Prompt

ChatGPT Custom Instructions Custom instructions are a way to include additional information about you as well as custom instructions for how you want ChatGPT to respond to each of your conversations. There are two components to system prompts: The user profile is used by ChatGPT to learn about your personal preferences. For example, you can…Continue Reading System Prompt

AI: A Measured Approach

A Measured Approach to Generative AI As AI tools become increasingly accessible, people are understandably both excited and apprehensive, wondering how these technologies can benefit their lives and work, whether they live up to the hype, and where the ethical boundaries lie. This article aims to offer perspective on using AI responsibly as an everyday…Continue Reading AI: A Measured Approach

Prompt 101

Prompt Structure: A Practical Guide Prompting is a skill that can be learned and improved. Whether you’re new to generative AI or a seasoned user, this guide will teach you practical techniques to consistently obtain improved responses. With a little practice, you’ll be crafting finely tuned prompts that generate remarkably detailed and insightful responses. Prompt…Continue Reading Prompt 101

Immigration law: A Technical Question

A Technical Question on Immigration Law This post contains the details of a question that one of our Law Faculty, Daniel Kanstroom, posed to generative AI. I’ve pasted the original email below and only modified it slightly for formatting purposes here. You can find my observations and a detailed analysis below. Original Email Dear colleagues,…Continue Reading Immigration law: A Technical Question

September 2023 Ed Tech Newsletter

Ed Tech Newsletter September 2023 Hi All, I hope everyone’s semester had a smooth start. As we settle into the new academic year, I have a few reminders and updates that I hope you find useful. Name Coach This is just a reminder that you can find your student roster with NameCoach information on your…Continue Reading September 2023 Ed Tech Newsletter