The Machine podcast is brought to you by the science and computing department in SETU. These include both members of staff and students from the department
Hazel Farrell and Pete Windle are academics at SETU who have been playing with ChatGPT (and other AI tools) to see how they can be used in the classroom to assist teaching and learning. They both take an open approach towards the technologies, rather than shutting down conversation. They sat down with Rob O'Connor to talk about the potential of these technologies to be a useful tool in education.
Pete is a lecturer in Computing, whereas Hazel is a lecturer in Music - so there is a cross-disciplinary aspect to the discussion. The podcast doesn't lead to many answers for academics or students who may be struggling with AI, but it does spark some interested questions and dialogues. This is definitely a topic we'll be discussing again.
During the podcast, Hazel recommends following Mushtaq Bilal on Twitter for interesting threads on ChatGPT. Pete recommends the ChatGPT Insights Facebook group.
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