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AI Generative Tools: What is Generative AI?

Generative AI is a type of artificial intelligence that enables machines to create images, music, video, or text on their own, without being explicitly programmed to create any given output.  The system is trained on a large dataset of examples, and it can generate new examples that are similar to the ones it was trained on.

Please observe the 6-P pedagogical approach promulgated by the University earlier (, which promotes the productive use of AI-enabled text-generating tools for the development of critical and/or reflective thinking by students.

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