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Announcements

Some news! A change of name.

Some news! We’ve decided to simplify how we describe our work, so we are going to retire the name ‘National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education’.  The name has served us well, especially as it describes exactly what we do, but much has changed since we formed the team nearly three years ago.  At the […]

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Product Pilots

Pilots going forward

We’d like to share some thoughts about the way forward with pilots.  First, we’d like to thank everyone who’s expressed interest or taken part – they have been every bit as successful as we hoped, and then some. They have proven to be extremely popular – almost too popular. we are now getting way more […]

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Examples of AI in education

Google Gemini – Initial Thoughts

  You may have picked up on some of the hype around Google’s Gemini last week, and some of the controversy over the slightly fake video.  They also released a 60-page technical report.  I thought it might be useful to pick up some of the key facts from the report, and some thoughts about what […]

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Advice and Guidance

AI Detection – Latest Recommendations

We’ve had a few member institutions contact us to ask for updated advice on AI detection software. This includes asking about recommendations for alternatives to Turnitin, so we thought it would be useful to produce some updated information. First, the information in our previous blog post ‘AI writing detectors – concepts and considerations’ still holds, […]

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Product Pilots

Reflections and outcomes from our chatbot pilots

Introduction We’ve just finished our extended chatbot pilots, started in 2022, in collaboration with Bolton College.  A lot has changed in the world of chatbots since we started, particularly with the release of ChatGPT.  We think a lot more is going to change over the next year as well. The chatbot pilots were well received, […]

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Advice and Guidance

AI writing detectors – concepts and considerations

  There has been much discussion of the role of AI writing detectors. The issue has become more urgent for us with Turnitin announcing the imminent release of an AI detector.  At the moment we’ve very little information about the Turnitin offering, other than the detail in the press release, where it claims 97% accuracy […]

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How-To Guides

Legacy post: Getting started with ChatGPT Part 4: Feedback on your writing

Legacy post: AI is a fast-moving technology and unfortunately this post now contains out-of-date information. The post is now available just for those that need to reference older articles. We have published a newer guide for educators on ChatGPT here.  So you’ve heard about ChatGPT and want to explore it but don’t know where to […]

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How-To Guides

Legacy post: Getting Started with ChatGPT Part 3 – Quizzes

Legacy post: AI is a fast-moving technology and unfortunately this post now contains out-of-date information. The post is now available just for those that need to reference older articles. We have published a newer guide for educators on ChatGPT here.  So you’ve heard about ChatGPT and want to explore it but don’t know where to […]

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How-To Guides

Legacy post: Getting Started with ChatGPT Part 2 – Drafting Lesson Plans etc

Legacy post: AI is a fast-moving technology and unfortunately this post now contains out-of-date information. The post is now available just for those that need to reference older articles. We have published a newer guide for educators on ChatGPT here.  So you’ve heard about ChatGPT and want to explore it but don’t know where to […]

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How-To Guides

Legacy post: Getting started with ChatGPT Part 1 – Understanding ChatGPT

Legacy post: AI is a fast-moving technology and unfortunately this post now contains out-of-date information. The post is now available just for those that need to reference older articles. We have published a newer guide for educators on ChatGPT here.  So you’ve heard about ChatGPT and want to explore it but don’t know where to […]