Earlier this week UCL hosted a one-day event entitled Reimaging Assessment and Feedback, the second in a series of Jisc events on Demonstrating digital transformation. The event was held in Bentham house, the main building for the UCL Faculty ofContinue reading… Can we reimagine assessment and feedback?
Category: Artificial Intelligence
Students’ reflections on use of AI in coursework
This guest blog post has been written by Professor Adam Gibson from the Institute of Sustainable Heritage in the Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources. It complements the video case study from Dr Josep Grau-Bove, who teaches on the sameContinue reading… Students’ reflections on use of AI in coursework
Generative AI: Insights and Experiences from Students at UCL
We’ve heard a lot from the academic community about current and potential impacts of generative AI technologies like ChatGPT but what are their students saying, doing, thinking and predicting? I had a crack at a partial answer to that byContinue reading… Generative AI: Insights and Experiences from Students at UCL
Using AI in Assessments
AI has ushered in a new era in education, presenting both opportunities and challenges for teaching, learning, and assessment. It offers immense potential to personalise learning experiences, optimise teaching strategies, and streamline assessment processes. However, the integration of generative AIContinue reading… Using AI in Assessments
Insights on AI: co-creating future proof principles with students
Day two of Jisc’s annual Connect More online conference focussed on ’emerging trends and effective practice in assessment and feedback, from digital and online tools to alternative assessment models’. During the conference, Zak Liddell, who had taken on the roleContinue reading… Insights on AI: co-creating future proof principles with students
Developing AI literacy – learning by fiddling
Despite ongoing debates about whether so called large language models /generative language (and other media) tools are ‘proper’ AI (I’m sticking with the shorthand), my own approach to trying to make sense of the ‘what’, ‘how’, ‘why’ and ‘to whatContinue reading… Developing AI literacy – learning by fiddling
A tale of two articles on AI
Back in March we participated in an event for Russell Group university leaders looking at the impact of AI and assessment. For this event we put together a student panel and co-drafted a set of AI and assessment principles. TheContinue reading… A tale of two articles on AI
UCL Education Conference: Designing Futures-focused Education
Yesterday was the annual UCL Education Conference with a theme of Designing Futures-focused Education. The event was jampacked with a pre-event online session, multiple asynchronous sessions and a day of in-person keynotes and parallel sessions. The entire Digital Assessment TeamContinue reading… UCL Education Conference: Designing Futures-focused Education
Generative AI: Friend or Foe?
In this post I share two videos on generative AI including (of course) reference to ChatPT. These are designed for a general audience at UCL and will hopefully be of relevance to academic and professional service colleagues as well asContinue reading… Generative AI: Friend or Foe?
AI text generators (not chatGPT) on essays, citations and plagiarism
I like to think of myself as generally optimistic. Like everyone, I make jokes about the machines taking over but, by and large, I feel excited by the potentials of AI (whilst keeping one hand behind my back tightly grippingContinue reading… AI text generators (not chatGPT) on essays, citations and plagiarism