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Artificial Intelligence

guide to artificial intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of computers and machines to replicate processes and tasks commonly associated with human intellect, such as problem-solving, generalizing, decision-making, and learning from previous experiences. Generative AI is a type of Artificial Intelligence that uses machine learning algorithms to produce or remix content. This content output can be text, imagery, audio, code or other formats.


Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools are seeing increased usage in the classroom - to synthesize, create, refine, test, inspire, or modify. It can be a valuable learning tool when used in an acceptable manner.  If you are a student, be sure to check with your instructor as to the permissible use of AI as it relates to any specific class assignments, as not all classes may be suited to the use of AI.

 This guide provides some general information about using generative AI tools in an ethical, creative and evaluative way



Find the Middle Ground Between Human and Machine


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This guide is licensed and shared under a Creative Commons CC BY NC 4.0 license, the terms of which include the right to reuse, remix and share.. This guide was adapted from a Central Regional Training and Workforce Development Library guide, also licensed and shared under the Creative Commons license, CC BY NC 4.0, The Central Regional Training and Workforce Development Library guide was adapted and shared from a Deakin U. guide, also under a Creative Commons License CC-BY NC 4.0  Icons  by macrovector on Freepik 

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