02/06/2024 – University Business
Annie Chechitelli, chief product officer of Turnitin, believes we need to move past simple detection. Now, it’s about encouraging students to be transparent about when and how they’re using AI. This, in turn, will push teachers to create more rigorous assignments.
“There is writing that goes to show you know how to write, and then there’s writing that’s used as the vehicle to prove you’ve thought through your stance on something,” she says. “The idea of having thoughts defending thoughts in one’s own original thinking has to be preserved.”
She compared the prominence of AI-assisted writing to the massive overhaul in the copyrighting industry: As half-human, half-technological papers continue to be turned in, it will soon become impossible to discern the author…Read Alcino’s piece in University Business article here.