Plagiarism cases cause concern at UManitoba amid increasing AI use


As a new semester begins at the University of Manitoba, some of the institution’s representatives are expressing concerns regarding the potential use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools–like ChatGPT–to complete coursework. Speaking to , some students and faculty expressed that ChatGPT could be a useful tool to get started on assignments, but that students should be encouraged to do the majority of the coursework themselves. UManitoba academic integrity expert Francois Jordaan noted that students may use the tool as a shortcut, especially if they are facing pressure balancing their personal and academic lives. Instead of turning to ChatGPT, Jordaan underlines that students should work with the university’s many supports to develop their time management and writing capacities.

UManitoba | CBC