An Hour with ASK: What uses of GenAI are considered dishonest and inappropriate?

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This lecture is part of a series of three lectures on Generative AI and university studies.

3 Apr 2024
17:00 - 18:00

Elizabeth Olsson, Academic Language and Writing Advisor, Unit for Academic Language (ASK), University of Gothenburg
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Open lecture for all students at the University
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An Hour with ASK: What uses of GenAI are considered dishonest and inappropriate?

This is lecture three in a series of three lectures on Generative AI. The lectures are designed as a unit, but can be enjoyed in isolation as well. In other words, you do not have to attend them all, but you will get more out of them if you do.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Olsson (ASK). The lecture is followed by fika.

The final lecture focuses on how and why you may get into trouble when you use GenAI in your studies. During the lecture, you will be introduced to:

  • The Spectrum of Plagiarism and Cheating with GenAI
  • The consequences of plagiarism and cheating at GU
  • The limitations and trade-offs of GenAI technologies

About the lecture series: 

The wide release of generative AI (GenAI) tools has left university students in a challenging position. On the one hand, there are now accessible tools that can generate texts, images, and code at the click of a mouse. On the other hand, it is difficult to know if these tools are allowed in university courses and, if so, how they can be used honestly and appropriately. This three-part lecture series is designed to explore the impact of GenAI on university studies, offering insights into the University of Gothenburg’s position, honest and appropriate uses, and uses that may get students into trouble. All lectures will include information, activities, and time to ask questions.

About ASK

The Unit for academic language (ASK) is a university-wide unit tasked with strengthening the awareness of academic writing and language development throughout the university. Their services, which include advising sessions, are provided in Swedish and English and are open free of charge to all students at the University of Gothenburg, regardless of faculty or educational level.

About the lecturer

Elizabeth Olsson is a language and writing advisor at the Unit for Academic Language (ASK) She co-wrote the university’s Guidance for students on the use of generative AI in their studies | Student Portal and facilitates GenAI workshops for teachers and students across the University of Gothenburg. You can learn more about ASK and book an advising time with Elizabeth and her colleagues on the Student Portal: Academic language and writing.

Elizabeth Olsson