Please join ODU Libraries and the Center for Faculty Development for "Teaching and Learning with AI: Is it just another fad?" The upcoming lunch and panel discussion is set for February 7th from 12:30pm to 1:45pm in Perry Library, Rooms 1310-1311. Attendees may also join the event via Zoom.

As AI continues to seep into the fabric of higher education from enrollment to alumni relations, its impact is likely to be far-reaching and game changing. The recent release of ChatGPT, a conversational AI chatbot, generated a mixture of reactions ranging from excitement to worries.The panel will explore the opportunities and challenges that AI brings to teaching and learning practices by discussing the following questions:

  • How is AI reshaping faculty roles and teaching practices?
  • How is AI influencing students' learning experiences?
  • What is the impact of AI on assessment and academic integrity?
  • What are the opportunities offered by AI to personalize the student learning experience?
  • What are the ethical and technical challenges associated with AI in higher education?
  • How can we harness AI to improve teaching and learning practices?

Moderated by M'hammed Abdous (Center for Faculty Development), the panel consists of four faculty members:

  • Jay O'Toole, Assistant Professor, Management
  • Jeremy Moody, Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy & Religious Studies
  • Kristi Costello, Associate Professor, English
  • Sampath Jayarathna, Assistant Professor, Computer Science