Thoughts about the impact of AI text on assessment

There has been increasing alarm in the education community since the release of ChatGPT has made a Large Language Model (LLM) more accessible to the general public. However, GPT-2 and GPT-3 have been doing the same kind of things for some years, and even commercial services such as Writesonic based on these back ends have been around since October 2020. My current thoughts on the topic, as grist for the mill, are this: The writing that you get from these types of AI systems is amazing, yes, and it FEELS very new to be able to custom-generate text so quickly.   Whole essays, scripts, poems, blogs, letters, legal papers, … Read more