What should a syllabus statement on AI look like?
While it is unusual for faculty to update a course syllabus mid-semester, the unprecedented impacts of ChatGPT and AI technology have many looking for ways to provide more guidance for their students. In this post, I’d like to share different versions of what syllabi statements on ChatGPT and AI-generated material can look like. These can take different approaches. I would describe the basic approaches in the following categories: the prohibitive statement, the use-with-permission statement, and the abdication statement. The Prohibitive Statement: Here is one such example, created by Virginia Chaffee, Senior Instructor in the CSU English Department and University Writing