Advent of AI software makes teaching writing skills more important across all disciplines, years: Op-Ed


A stream of new technologies–including, most recently, artificial intelligence (AI)–has led to the devaluation of writing skills for both students and teachers alike, writes Naomi S Baron (American University) for the . Baron contends that the advent of ChatGPT has led to a “tipping point” in academia and that it is now more important than ever for teachers to reestablish the importance of writing to their students. Baron maintains that instructors across all disciplines should demonstrate to students that writing is “a process, not just a product” and that it can be a meaningful cognitive tool for discovery and critical thinking.

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