Articles from April 2024

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When AI gets lost in its own reality

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Chat GPT declared that an Australian mayor served time in prison for bribery, but do you believe it? One of the considerations that comes with the use of generative AI platforms such as Copilot is the need to verify all output for accuracy in case of what is known as hallucinations. But what are these hallucinations, and why do they happen?

OTLT seeking instructors for ICON pilot programs

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
We’re facilitating two pilots: Microsoft Teams and ICON integration and ICON Discussion Tool redesign. We're seeking instructors who may be interested in participating as their insights are invaluable in shaping the success of new technologies and ensuring that instructional technology enhances student learning outcomes.

Don’t forget Digital Desk is moving to Gradescope Bubble Sheets

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Digital Desk, the current solution for Scantron bubble sheets, will be decommissioned, and the Exam Scoring service will be replaced with Gradescope Bubble Sheets for fall 2024.

OTLT debuts new website

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
We're excited to announce that the Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology (OTLT) recently launched a new website. Our redesigned site brings several enhancements that make the browsing experience smoother and more efficient, including consolidating multiple web properties into a single, cohesive platform.