UBC Guidance

Generative AI is a powerful technology that has the potential to transform the way we teach, learn, and work. However, we must carefully consider issues such as data privacy, bias in algorithms, and the potential impact on education. Striking the right balance between AI and human interaction is crucial. The resources below aim to support faculty, staff and students in responsible generative AI use.

Faculty

  • Top 6 Use Cases of Generative AI in Education in 2024

    Since the emergence of ChatGPT the use of digital technologies in the education setting has greatly increased. Learn 6 valuable use cases for GenAI for educators.

  • 7 Things You Should Know About Generative AI

    The release of ChatGPT and similar AI tools that generate content including text, images, and audio has prompted both excitement and apprehension among leaders, faculty, students, and others in higher education.

  • Principles for responsible, trustworthy and privacy-protective generative AI technologies

    Federal, provincial and territorial privacy authorities have launched a set of principles to advance the responsible, trustworthy and privacy-protective development and use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in Canada.

  • AI In Teaching and Learning

    The Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT) at UBC Vancouver, and the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at UBC Okanagan support faculty and staff with the use of Generative Artificial Intelligence (Generative AI or GenAI) in delivery of their teaching and learning. This site provides resources to help educators learn more about how to use Generative AI in the classroom.

  • UBC Faculty of Education AI Corner

    This site focuses on learning design and teaching practices that integrate AI. It features examples and ethics-focused literacy resources for teaching and learning with Generative AI. Bringing the concerns around AI and ethics to the forefront, these resources have been designed in line with UBC’s educative approach to academic integrity.

  • Academic Integrity Hub, GenAI FAQ

    This list brings together important things to know about ChatGPT and generative artificial intelligence in the classroom for instructors and students at UBC.

  • Higher Ed Strategy – AI Observatory

    The AI Observatory aims to keep post-secondary institutions informed of the latest developments on AI policies and guidelines in the higher education sector and encourage cross institutional learning.

  • ChatGPT & other Generative AI tools – Risks & Opportunities

    This presentation, “ChatGPT & other Generative AI tools – Risks & Opportunities” explores the potential benefits and challenges associated with using generative AI technologies.

  • Students’ voices on generative AI

    This study explores university students’ perceptions of generative AI (GenAI) technologies, such as ChatGPT.

  • Guide on the use of Generative AI

    The Canadian federal government has released staff guidelines that can be referenced for use of Generative AI in your daily work.

  • Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

    In no other field is the ethical compass more relevant than in artificial intelligence. These general-purpose technologies are re-shaping the way we work, interact, and live.

Students

Staff

  • Principles for responsible, trustworthy and privacy-protective generative AI technologies

    Federal, provincial and territorial privacy authorities have launched a set of principles to advance the responsible, trustworthy and privacy-protective development and use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in Canada.

  • Higher Ed Strategy – AI Observatory 

    The AI Observatory aims to keep post-secondary institutions informed of the latest developments on AI policies and guidelines in the higher education sector and encourage cross institutional learning.

  • Prompt Literacy

    Prompt Literacy is key to effectively communicating with AI models. It involves crafting clear and precise instructions, known as prompts, to generate specific outputs from AI.

  • What is generative AI?

    Generative artificial intelligence (AI) describes algorithms (such as ChatGPT) that can be used to create new content, including audio, code, images, text, simulations, and videos.

  • ChatGPT & other Generative AI tools – Risks & Opportunities

    This presentation, “ChatGPT & other Generative AI tools – Risks & Opportunities” explores the potential benefits and challenges associated with using generative AI technologies.

  • Guide on the use of Generative AI

    The Canadian federal government has released staff guidelines that can be referenced for use of Generative AI in your daily work.

Researchers