Are today’s students snowflakes?

The other day I asked an experienced university tutor whether the nature of undergraduates had changed in the past ten years.  Without hesitation she replied ‘Yes, they are much more needy.  They ask for, and expect to get, help with simple academic tasks.  What is more, half of them feel they have mental health issues and our university... Continue Reading →

What about ChatGPT? By Professor Barnaby Lenon

ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence site which provides good quality, free-of-charge answers to the sorts of questions teachers and university lecturers might ask. ChatGPT was created by OpenAI, an independent artificial intelligence research foundation co-founded by Elon Musk in 2015. Released last November, OpenAI’s chatbot is able to create stunningly human-like responses to a wide range... Continue Reading →

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