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Get Started Using Generative AI in Your Course

It seems like higher education has been through a roller coaster over the past several years. The challenges of the pandemic, an explosion in online enrollments, and the transition back to the classroom may have left many educators and students dazed and trying to adapt. Just when there was a chance to catch our breath, […]

Generative AI Tutorials

Use Microsoft Copilot

Generative AI is a powerful new technology with many applications for teaching and learning. However, its daunting for some educators to dive into a novel technology that can be used inappropriately, especially in an educational context. While it might be a little intimidating at first, its well worth exploring, both to see how it can […]

Generative AI Resources

Copilot Example Showcase

Copilot is a versatile generative artificial intelligence product now available to all MSU Denver faculty, staff and students. Built on the popular ChatGPT large language model, it responds conversationally to any prompt the user provides. In this showcase, you’ll find several example videos demonstrating how Copilot can be used for educational purposes. These practical demonstrations […]

Generative AI Tutorials Self-Help Tutorials

Get Started with Google Bard

Google Bard is Google’s version of an artificial-intelligence chatbot. Users can interact with Google Bard by entering questions or prompts into a text field and receive human-like responses. Google Bard was designed as a writing assistant and is best used for prompts that require text responses, though it is still under development and may be […]

Generative AI Tutorials Self-Help Tutorials

Get Started with ChatGPT

ChatGPT is an artificial-intelligence chatbot that users can engage with for assistance, conversation, or answers to complex inquiries. It is a powerful tool that can create human-like responses to a wide variety of prompts and questions. This tutorial covers how to sign up, log in, and enter a prompt using ChatGPT. To learn more about […]

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, […]

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 […]