UVic evaluates student use of AI during exam season


Faculty at the University of Victoria have expressed concerns regarding the potential student use of large language models (LLMs) – like ChatGPT – to generate exam answers. Chek News reports that UVic administration is investigating an undisclosed number of students who have used LLMs to complete their coursework and is working to update its policies to reflect the use of AI in academia. UVic VP Academic and Provost Elizabeth Croft issued a statement explaining that new technologies like these should be carefully considered to ensure their use adheres to the school’s academic integrity policies. “We need to prepare our students to understand and embrace technology through the lens of critical analysis and ethical and equity principles,” said Croft.

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