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1.1: Background

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    • Christina Branson, Robert Ian Jones, Jon Parrish Peede, and Summer Boyd Vertrees

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    As teachers of writing, we have experienced a wide range of reactions in response to the rapid development of generative AI. While we want to be careful and intentional about its use, we have been mostly inspired by conversations about AI and its potential for teaching and learning at the college level. We know that students will be needing to gain traction in the effective and ethical use of AI tools in their academic and professional lives.

    To this end, we hope to be able to learn alongside them by bringing AI tools into our classrooms in meaningful ways that not only focuses on maintaining academic integrity but also centers social justice in meaningful ways in order to open conversations about uses of AI outside of the skills-based corporate paradigm.

    We decided to work together on this AI-focused project to be able to learn from each other and be inspired by how each of us could imagine using AI in our individual teaching contexts.




    This page titled 1.1: Background is shared under a CC BY 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Christina Branson, Robert Ian Jones, Jon Parrish Peede, and Summer Boyd Vertrees.