AI Resources


The Impact of AI

The impact that artificial intelligence (AI) technologies will have on education is enormous and the news is rapidly changing. This page contains a short list of resources for tools and opinions about AI. Let us know if you have anything to add to this list (elearning@bellevuecollege.edu).

PowerPoint Slide about AI Concerns. Presented at Summer Institute 2023.


This is a small list of tools that are available for everyone on the Internet. Interactive eLearning has not vetted most of these programs and does not necessarily endorse their use. This list is informational and provides an idea for what is available.

ANSWER YOUR QUESTION

Chat GPT (https://chat.openai.com/chat):  This tool is a chatbot that can generate text, translate languages, and write different kinds of creative content.

Google Bard (https://bard.google.com/): Bard uses the internet to give answers to questions, rather than giving web pages and web links like a search engine would.

Perplexity AI (https://www.perplexity.ai/): Answers questions with citations.

WRITING ASSISTANTS

ChatSonic/WriteSonic (https://writesonic.com/chat). Conversational AI chatbot. Free 10,000 word trial then a cost.  Includes AI article writer and has a citations generator.

Jasper AI (https://www.jasper.ai/). Free trial then a cost.  Made for copywriting.

Quillbot (https://quillbot.com/): This tool is a free generative artificial intelligence tool that can be used to rewrite text, proofread documents, and generate creative content.

Grammarly (https://www.grammarly.com/): This tool uses AI to detect and correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. It also offers suggestions for improving sentence structure.

CODING

GitHub Copilot (https://github.com/features/copilot):This tool is an AI code generator that can help you write code by suggesting code based on what you’ already written.

Google Colaboratory (https://colab.research.google.com/): Google Colaboratory is a free Jupyter notebook environment that allows users to run Python code.

MUSIC CREATION

Tone Transfer (https://sites.research.google/tonetransfer) is a free online tool that allows users to transfer the style of one song to another. Simply upload two songs, and Tone Transfer will generate a new song that sounds like the first song, but with the style of the second song.

Open AI Jukebox (https://jukebox.openai.com/) is a free online tool that allows users to generate music by simply typing in a genre, mood, and tempo.

TEXT TO SPEECH

Murf.ai (https://murf.ai/):This tool is a text-to-speech tool that can generate audio from text. Free trial has no downloads, just 10 minutes of voice generation, then a cost. 

Speechify (https://speechify.com/):This tool is a text-to-speech tool that can generate audio from text. Three-day free trial then $139 a year. You must cancel or you’ll be billed.

IMAGE GENERATION

DALL-E 2 (https://openai.com/product/dall-e-2): This tool is an image generator that can create images from a text description. 15 credits a month for free; then paid.

Midjourney (via Discord): This tool is an image generator that can create images from a text description. About 25 free images then paid. View instructions at their site.

CONTENT SUMMARY

Eightify (https://eightify.app/). This tool summarizes YouTube videos and includes links to key segments. Three free per week and then a cost. 

Summarize Tech (https://www.summarize.tech/):  This tool summarizes YouTube videos and includes links to key segments.  Unlimited use but not as thorough as Eightify. 

AVATAR CREATION

Starry AI (https://starryai.com/): This tool is a free online tool that allows users to create AI-generated avatars from their photos or drawings. 5 free credits. 

FacePlay: This tool is a free app (phone only) that allows users to create AI-generated avatars from their photos.

There are various views about the effectiveness of AI detection tools. This is a list for faculty who choose to explore using the tools in their classrooms. All of these tools are free, or a free trial period is available to test them out.

MUSIC DETECTION

Shazam (https://www.shazam.com/) is a app that can identify songs from your browser (Chrome add on).

IMAGE DETECTION

Copyleaks AI Detector (https://copyleaks.com/ai-content-detector): This tool is a free generative artificial intelligence tool that can be used to detect AI-generated images.

OpenAI: Kahn Academy Explore the use GPT-4, March 2023

Edutopia: 6 Ways to use ChatGPT to save time, March 2023

Educause: Quick AI poll results in education, May 2023

New York Times: How AI is helping architects change workplace design, June 2023

Stephen Downes: AI and general education blog updates, ongoing 2023

Linkedin Learning, Many AI courses to choose from, ongoing 2019-present

IEEE Spectrum: The Internet isn’t completely weird yet. AI can fix that, June 2023

Imperfect Offerings: Risks to teaching as work, July 2023

Code Acts in Education: Degenerative AI in education, June 2023

The Human Artistry Campaign: Creative works shape our identity, 2023

The Intercept: As actors strike Netflix lists AI job for $900,000, July 2023

Gary Marcus: The Road to AI we can Trust, June 2023

Emily Bender: Mystery AI Hype Theater 3000, June 2023

David Golumbia: ChatGPT Should Not Exist, December 2022

Faculty Focus: Essential considerations for Addressing the Possibility of AI-Driven Cheating, Part 1, August 2, 2023

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Teaching and Learning: Insights and Recommendations, May 2023

The University of Edinburgh: Tilting at Windmills (educational assessment), June 2023

Senate Judiciary Committee on AI and Copyright, YouTube video, July 2023

SpringOpen: A Comprehensive Policy for an AI Educational Policy Framework, 2023

Bryan Alexander: What are campuses doing about AI this Fall semester?, July 2023

Syllabus Statements on AI

This wording is an example of what is used at other colleges:
Cheating includes any attempt to give or obtain unauthorized assistance relating to the completion of an academic assignment. This includes using ChatGPT, Open AI, or Artificial Intelligence to complete assignments unless otherwise specified by the instructor.

Last Updated June 11, 2024