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The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has initiated something of a moral panic in higher education. This is fast moving issue, to which higher education governance and module development processes are rarely well suited.

This roundtable is about sharing our (human) intelligence about the impact, potential and disruptive effects of AI on academic practice. The aim is to identify and address the range of issues, set out some ways of dealing with them, and support the response of the sector as a whole. A range of invited participants will reflect on one issue pertinent to their practice/institutional context. The majority of the roundtable will be given over to discussion and collegial support. The event will be of interest to academic practitioners, researchers and those working in professional services.

The event is face to face to facilitate a workshop environment, and the network plans to organise a number of events in academic year 2023-4 to develop the themes raised during the day.


10:00     Introduction and housekeeping

10.15     Session 1

  • Being and writing – in a Chatbot world: Ron Barnett
  • Fabricated sources, ChatGPT-3 and traceability: Mary Davis

11.15     Refreshments

11.30     Session 2

  • Generative AI makes imperative the shift from students as consumers to students are producers: Angela Brew
  • Reflections & Discussion

12.15     Lunch

1.00       Session 3

  • Large Language Models and Authentic Assessment: A Perspective from Legal Education: Stergios Aidinlis
  • ‘A student’s own work’: reflections of a dyslexic philosopher on reworking Academic Integrity regulations: Richard Davies

2.00       Short comfort break

2.05       Session 4

  • How do we need to position assessment differently in a world of AI?: David Boud
  • How to make AI your friend, not your foe: Elizabeth J. Newton

3.05       Refreshments

3.20       Session 5

  • The Impact of AI on the Teaching and Understanding of Research Ethics: Maria Burke
  • Pedagogical practices at University in the AI era: Tania Alonso Sainz (presenter joining online)

4.20       Informal networking

4:45       End



July 19th, 2023 from 10:00 AM to  5:00 PM
Society House, Regents Wharf
8 All Saints Street
London, N1 9RL
United Kingdom
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Member Price £0.00
Guest Price £75.00
Resource 1 Ron_Barnett_slides.ppt
Resource 2 Mary_Davis_slides.pptx
Resource 3 Stergios_Aidinlis_slides.pptx
Resource 4 Richard_Davies_slides.pptx
Resource 5 Liz_Newton_slides.ppt
Resource 6 Maria_Burke_slides.pptx
Resource 7 Tania_Alonso_Sainz_slides.pdf
Resource 8 David_Boud_slides.pptx
Resource 9 Angela_Brew_slides.pptx
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