As a student, there are both practical and ethical considerations around using any technology in school, including AI like ChatGPT.
Outside of ChatGPT, there are a variety of artificial intelligence tools that also use language models and other technologies to help people with daily tasks. Some things you might try AI tools for might be:
See the articles below for additional suggestions and ideas for tools to try out.
As people experiment with ChatGPT and other AI tools, many options have been discovered that college students can use to enhance their work (in ethical ways!).
For example, you could use ChatGPT to:
ChatGPT may have exploded into our consciousness but it is not the only large language model tool - and it won't be the last. If you'd like to consider other options, these are a few alternatives:
One of the limitations of artificial intelligence tools is that they are known to provide inaccurate answers or "hallucinate" references. In order to combat this, you should become familiar with strategies for fact-checking such as lateral reading.
There are ways to craft a chat prompt, depending on your information need, which has been shown to be more effective than simply inputting a question or request.
See the articles below for additional suggestions and examples. Using AI tools and practicing with various prompts can help you improve the responses you receive.