The UNIC CityLabs ‘Lightning Bites’ Series provided 30min lightning bites online: short talks from diverse perspectives and addressing the societal challenge themes faced by our cities in transition, accompanied by on-site interactive activities (e.g., polls, questions, crowdsourcing activities, exhibitions, or events). They provide a platform to cross-fertilize thinking and action across the alliance. Through the CityLabs ’Lightning Bites’ series we invited speakers to share their experience, expertise and ideas for action, and invited wider campus/public engagement with the topic through interactive experiences on campus or in the city.
Dr. Ferah Özer, representing the Koç University Office of Teaching and Learning (KOLT), delivered a captivating and informative presentation during the seminar. Her expertise and insights into the integration of AI tools like ChatGPT into educational practices left a lasting impression on the attendees. Dr. Özer's contribution was instrumental in highlighting the practical applications of ChatGPT and its potential to transform teaching and learning methods. Her presentation served as a valuable addition to the seminar, providing attendees with a deeper understanding of the opportunities that lie ahead in harnessing AI for educational excellence.
AI tools such as ChatGPT, is now here to stay and they have the potential to impact the entire teaching-learning processes, from designing to delivering, especially in higher education contexts. This seminar will provide some insights and examples of ChatGPT, its integration into STEM and social sciences courses and ways for effective utilization in higher education courses.
The seminar titled "Embedding ChatGPT" witnessed an impressive turnout, with a total of 152 participants from various UNIC partners in attendance. This diverse group included students, academics, and researchers, all eager to explore the potential of ChatGPT in the context of higher education. Their collective engagement and enthusiasm added richness to the discussions and ensured a holistic perspective on the subject, making the seminar a truly collaborative and enlightening experience for all involved.
The seminar titled "Embedding ChatGPT" took place with great success, shedding light on the significant impact of AI tools like ChatGPT on the teaching and learning processes, particularly within the realm of higher education. During the seminar, participants were treated to a comprehensive exploration of ChatGPT, its potential applications, and its integration into various academic fields, including STEM and social sciences courses.
Throughout the event, attendees were presented with numerous insights and practical examples showcasing the seamless incorporation of ChatGPT into educational settings. The seminar emphasized how this AI technology can revolutionize not only course design but also content delivery methods within higher education contexts.
By the end of the seminar, participants gained a deeper understanding of the versatility and effectiveness of ChatGPT in higher education. They left with valuable knowledge on how to harness the power of AI tools like ChatGPT to enhance teaching and learning experiences, setting the stage for a promising future in education.