Back-to-school for higher education sees students and professors grappling with AI in academia

As millions of students return to school this fall, ABC News speaks with students and professors learning to navigate the influence of generative artificial intelligence.

ChatGPT, which launched in November 2022, is described on its website as an AI-powered language model, “capable of generating human-like text based on context and past conversations.”

At the University of California, Davis, senior Andrew Yu found himself using AI to help outline an eight-page paper for his poetry class. It needed to be in the style of an academic memorandum, which Yu had never written before — so he turned to ChatGPT to help

AI Will Transform Teaching and Learning. Let’s Get it Right.

When the Stanford Accelerator for Learning and the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI began planning the inaugural AI+Education Summit last year, the public furor around AI had not reached its current level. This was the time before ChatGPT. Even so, intensive research is already underway across Stanford University to understand the vast potential of AI, including generative AI, to transform education as we know it.

By the time the summit was held on Feb. 15, ChatGPT had reached more than 100 million unique usersand 30% of all college students Had used it for assignments, making it one of the

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