This Week for Faculty: 🤖 Teaching and ChatGPT Forum: Next Week!

by | Feb 7, 2023

If you’ve heard the recent buzz about ChatGPT, a free, open-access tool, which has received widespread media coverage, you’re likely thinking about how this tool fits into your classes and conversations with students. Or, you may be wondering how your Columbia colleagues are considering this tool in their classrooms. You’re not alone! 

Please join us for a “Teaching and ChatGPT Forum,” where the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and campus partners will share resources and facilitate an informal conversation about AI tools and their implications in the classroom.

Date: Monday, February 13, 2023 
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Online

Forum Contributors

Kathy McKeown, Henry and Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer Science and Founding Director of Columbia’s Data Science Institute

Melanie Subbiah, Ph.D. Student in Computer Science and a lead author on the GPT-3 Paper, which was ChatGPT’s predecessor

Nicole Wallack, Director of the Undergraduate Writing Program and Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of English and Comparative Literature

Victoria Malaney-Brown, Director of Academic Integrity

Considerations for AI Tools in the Classroom

Given the rapid pace of technological innovation and development, higher education, like nearly all industries, is continuously called upon to consider creative approaches to teaching and learning. This resource offers instructors a brief introduction to AI tools, specifically ChatGPT, along with several strategies they might consider for navigating or engaging with these tools in their courses.

The CTL is here to help!

Office Hours
Join us for office hours via Zoom (or phone) Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm to have your teaching with instructional technology questions answered.

Schedule an in-person or virtual consultation to discuss any teaching, learning, and mentoring needs by emailing or email the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your school or department.