The Future of the Academy

Physics Example

Prompt An electron and a proton have equal but opposite electrical charges, but the proton is about 2000 times more massive than the electron. If the two were separated by about 1 mm which would be true about the magnitudes of the forces they exert on each other? The two experience the same electrical force, […]

Aerospace Studies Example

Prompt The Peachtree Airport in Atlanta serves light aircraft. It has a single runway and one air traffic controller to land planes. It takes an airplane 12 minutes to land and clear the runway (following an exponential distribution). Planes arrive at the airport at the rate of one every 15 minutes. The arrival rate follows […]

History, Political Science, International Relations Example

Prompt Describe the events of the October Revolution of 1917. ChatGPT-Generated Response The October Revolution of 1917, also known as the Bolshevik Revolution, was a political and social upheaval in Russia that took place from October 25 to November 7, 19171, according to the Julian calendar (which was in use in Russia at the time). […]

History Example 2

Prompt Read Colin Calloway’s article, “Native Americans first view whites from the shore.” Compare and contrast this with Captain John Smith’s writings about his encounters with the natives. How are they similar and/or different in tone and style? Provide specific examples from each in defense of your point. Next, while you read Smith, think about […]

Architecture Example

Prompt How does traditional Indigenous design contrast and connect to your understanding of architecture and interior design? Give examples of both philosophies. ChatGPT-Generated Response Traditional Indigenous design is based on a deep connection to the natural environment and a reverence for cultural heritage and spirituality. In contrast, Western architecture and interior design have often been […]

Architecture, Art History Example

Prompt Describe three formal elements of Gothic architectural design of Chartres Cathedral. You may include elements of decorative sculptural program on the exterior and the stained glass on the interior in addition to the structural elements and floorplan. ChatGPT-Generated Response Structural elements: One of the most notable formal elements of Gothic architectural design in Chartres […]

Native American Studies Example

Prompt  What do the ‘New World’ texts like Popul Vuh and The Florentine Codex tell us about the history and aftermath of the Spanish conquest of Native American civilizations? Why is it important to preserve their history and legacy? ChatGPT-Generated Response The “New World” texts like the Popul Vuh and The Florentine Codex are valuable […]

History, African American Studies Example

Prompt How do racial divisions in nineteenth-century American culture exclude African Americans and Native Americans from American ideals of liberty and inclusion? ChatGPT-Generated Response In the 19th century, the racial divisions in American culture excluded African Americans and Native Americans from American ideals of liberty and inclusion because of the deeply ingrained beliefs in white […]

Sports, Popular Culture Example

Prompt Who is most likely to win MVP of the NBA? ChatGPT-Generated Response As an AI language model, I do not have the ability to predict the future, and the NBA MVP for this year has not yet been announced. The NBA MVP award is typically announced at the end of the regular season, so […]