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Read Full Text: ChatGPT: Threat or Menace? – Webinar – March 6, 2023

ChatGPT: Threat or Menace? – Webinar – March 6, 2023

February 27th, 2023

A ContactNorth Webinar Date: Monday, March 6, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) Since its launch in November 2022, ChatGPT is causing a stir in schools, colleges, and universities. Some banned it, seeing it as a threat to academic integrity and an “engine” for academic misconduct. Others embraced it as a project and…

Read Full Text: The Future of Communication with ChatGPT: Promises and Perils – In-person or Online – February 20

The Future of Communication with ChatGPT: Promises and Perils – In-person or Online – February 20

February 16th, 2023

Monday, February 20, 2023 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. This event is free and is available in-person or online A Concordia 4th Space Event Large language models like ChatGPT are transforming the ways we communicate, learn, and interact with one another. In response, it’s important to engage an interdisciplinary lens to examine the varied impacts of such…

Read Full Text: Free Performa Webinar: Is AI a Valid Source? – Feb. 13

Free Performa Webinar: Is AI a Valid Source? – Feb. 13

January 27th, 2023

Is AI a Valid Source? Monday February 13 2 to 3 pm With Sharon Coyle, Master Teacher Program (MTP), Performa faculty, University of Sherbrooke  “Are you worried about the impact of ChatGPT on your students’ academic integrity? Want to learn how to prepare for and address potential misuse in your classroom? Join our one-hour webinar and gain a deeper…

Read Full Text: Embrace the Bot: Designing Writing Assignments in the Face of AI

Embrace the Bot: Designing Writing Assignments in the Face of AI

January 23rd, 2023

January 23, 2023  Faculty Focus    Just as pocket calculators, personal computers, and smartphones have posed threats to students learning math skills, AI (artificial intelligence) seems to be the new tool poised to undermine the use of writing assignments to assess student learning. In November 2022, a tool called ChatGPT made headlines for its ability to…

Read Full Text: Free Webinar – Academic Integrity and Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Plagiarism and Academic Writing – January 26

Free Webinar – Academic Integrity and Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Plagiarism and Academic Writing – January 26

January 18th, 2023

Academic Integrity and Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Plagiarism and Academic Writing. Hosted by Partnership on University Plagiarism Prevention (PUPP) In this webinar we will discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on academic integrity and plagiarism. Specifically, we will look at algorithmic writing technologies such as Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3 (GPT-3), what these are, how they…

Read Full Text: Webinar: Vivre une démarche délibérative sur les enjeux éthiques de l’IA au collégial et à l’université

Webinar: Vivre une démarche délibérative sur les enjeux éthiques de l’IA au collégial et à l’université

November 8th, 2021

Free webinar sponsored by the Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC) Financés par le Pôle montréalais d’enseignement supérieur en intelligence artificielle, le Collège de Rosemont et l’Université de Montréal ont développé une formation sur les enjeux éthiques de l’intelligence artificielle (IA) à travers une démarche délibérative. Grâce à une série de webinaires, de formations et…

Read Full Text: Explore the Dawson Communities of Practice! (Hint: watch these videos)

Explore the Dawson Communities of Practice! (Hint: watch these videos)

September 21st, 2021

The Dawson College Communities of Practice are accepting proposals to become a faculty fellow. Would you like to know more about these communities? or how to apply to become a fellow? Watch their videos or connect to their websites.   Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) Co-leads:  Selma Hamdani (Psychology) and Chris Whittaker (Physics) E-Learning Community…

Read Full Text: The Intel on AI: Adaptech Looks at Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities and Artificial Intelligence – April 7, 2021

The Intel on AI: Adaptech Looks at Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities and Artificial Intelligence – April 7, 2021

March 29th, 2021

The Intel on AI: Adaptech Looks at Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities and Artificial Intelligence Virtual Lunch-&-Learn (in English) Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Catherine Fichten, Faculty at Dawson College and McGill University & Co-Director of Adaptech Research Network Mary Jorgensen, Master Student at Athabasca University & Researcher at Adaptech Research Network Anick…

Read Full Text: Dawson AI 2020 Speaker Series November 11 & 13!

Dawson AI 2020 Speaker Series November 11 & 13!

November 6th, 2020

Don’t miss the DawsonAI 2020 Speaker Series where they will host five guest speakers November 11 at 1:00pm XAVIER ST-DENIS – Assistant Professor, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) Title: The use of AI in hiring: Understanding algorithmic bias, fairness, and other challenges Artificial Intelligence is increasingly used by firms for human resources functions, such…

Read Full Text: Free Webinars with Dr. Tony Bates – Teaching in the Digital Age

Free Webinars with Dr. Tony Bates – Teaching in the Digital Age

March 2nd, 2020

From March to May 2020, join Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate Dr. Tony Bates for a series of five 1-hour webinars via Adobe Connect.  The five webinars cover respectively: (a) using online learning to develop new skills; (b) deciding on the right mix of online and face-to-face teaching; (c) choosing appropriate media and…

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