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GPT Dilemma: Pros, Cons & Impacts on Learning, 12-1 Mon 4/15

The GPT Dilemma: Navigating the
Pros, Cons, and Impacts on Learning

Department of Information systems

12-1:00pm ET, Monday April 15, 2024, online

Picture this: You are in a classroom where you are free to use GPT - but should you? This session invites you to explore this dilemma. We will discuss the pros and cons of GPT in education, considering its impact on your learning, future career, and life in an AI-driven era, using examples from Dr. Chen's experience teaching two Data Science courses (one undergraduate and one graduate level) at UMBC in Fall 2023, where students were allowed to freely use GPT. Dr. Chen will share insights gained from identifying GPT-generated work, and discuss strategies for responsibly and productively engaging GPT as your personal AI assistant.

Lujie Karen Chen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems at UMBC, where she leads the Laboratory for Informatics for Human Flourishing. She has almost 20 years of academic and real-world experience in applied machine learning, statistics, data mining, analytics, and visualization. Before joining UMBC, she spent about 15 years at the Auton Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, where she received her Ph.D. in Information Systems and was a fellow in the Program of Interdisciplinary Educational Research.

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Posted: April 13, 2024, 6:33 PM