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Yale Faculty Panel: ChatGPT Cannot Replace Excellent Teaching February 17, 2023

Within a week of the release of the ChatGPT AI Chatbot, Yale’s Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning began receiving questions from faculty about the implications for...

NBC News: Jenny Frederick on AI Guidance & Teaching February 14, 2023

VIDEO: NBC Connecticut inteviewed Jenny Frederick, Executive Director of the Poorvu Center, on the topic of the changing role of artifical intelligence, such as ChatGPT, in...

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Hartford Courant: Jenny Frederick on ChatGPT January 30, 2023

In “ChatGPT sparks a pivot in academia,” Hartford Courant reporter Ed Stannard interviewed Jenny Frederick, among other university faculty.  Below are excerpts featuring...

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Resources on ChatGPT and other AI software January 16, 2023

The Poorvu Center offers suggestions about how to adapt your current teaching in light of quickly developing AI (artificial intelligence) software capabilities, developed in...

Well-being for teens: A popular course gets a new spin for a new audience January 10, 2023

The most popular course in Yale’s history is being revamped for a high school audience.   Five years after “Psychology and the Good Life” enrolled more than 1,000 Yale...

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Xenios Papademetris Wants to Save the World November 1, 2022

My co-authors and I were having our first meeting with Sara Epperson, Director of Digital Education [for the Poorvu Center], to discuss our proposal to record a Coursera...

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3 Questions for Yale’s New Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives, Jenny Frederick July 21, 2022

When CTL leaders move to institutional leadership roles, it “is a structural signal that teaching and learning are core priorities” for the university, says Poorvu Center...

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