By Chris Schulz
04/10/2023 – WV Public Broadcasting

Despite the promise of AI writing if used correctly, the potential for abuse remains. Applications like Turnitin don’t determine student misconduct. That job is left to someone like Paul Heddings, director of academic integrity at West Virginia University. His office is tasked with investigating and adjudicating allegations of potential academic misconduct for the entire WVU system. Despite its novelty, Heddings says AI is not outside of his office’s expectations.

“That’s not abnormal for academic integrity. Generally, if you think about artificial intelligence as a continuum itself, it’s something that’s been around for a very long time in various places in our lives,” he said. “Academic dishonesty is one of those things that’s ever growing and we have to be evolving with the times.” …Read the full article on WV Public Broadcasting here.