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Maria Dikcis: Appreciation for the human perspective

Appreciation for the human perspective – Maria Dikcis
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Maria Dikcis, College Fellow in the Department of English in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, teaches her students critical and analytical thinking by using ChatGPT. She has her students write a short essay and then ask ChatGPT to write the same essay based on a prompt. The students then write a brief paper analyzing the assignment and how ChatGPT wrote versus how they wrote the same essay. Dikcis finds that students often find flaws in others writing than their own, and that LLM miss nuances in writing. This assignment gives her students a newfound appreciation for human thought and human creativity.