JONATHAN JANSEN | ChatGPT makes teachers and lecturers nervous, but it’s the shake-up we need
The AI program offers a much-needed shock to assessment regimes in South Africa
There is a revolution in artificial intelligence that is causing panic in education around the world. A student can now pose an examination or assignment question to a computer application called ChatGPT (among others) and within seconds get a perfect answer that can score about 90-100% without any effort at all. The problem is that the assignment looks and sounds so real that it is very hard to detect whether it was generated by a human or a machine. Teachers in schools and lecturers in university are scrambling to protect the integrity of student assessments. I am not...
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