Terminator or Transformer: ChatGPT Has Arrived in Our Classrooms. What Now?
Wednesday, April 12 at 12pm CT
Professor of English & American Studies, College of William & Mary
Elizabeth Losh is the Gale and Steve Kohlhagen Distinguished Professor of English and American Studies at William and Mary. Previously she directed the Culture, Art, and Technology program at the University of California, San Diego. She is the author of Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press), The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University (MIT Press), and Hashtag (Bloomsbury).
Professor of English, Penn State University
Stuart A. Selber is a Professor of English at Penn State and Director of The Penn State Digital English Studio. He is a past president and Fellow of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing, a past president of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, and a past chair of the CCCC Committee on Technical Communication. Selber is the author of Institutional Literacies: Engaging Academic IT Contexts for Writing and Communication, Multiliteracies for a Digital Age, co-editor of Central Works in Technical Communication and Solving Problems in Technical Communication, and editor of Rhetorics and Technologies: New Directions in Writing and Communication, among other works. He has received several national awards for outstanding research publications including, most recently, the 2021 Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication.
Senior Data Scientist, Macmillan Learning Author
Jonathan Bratt is happiest when his work combines his love for physics, education, and natural language processing. He taught at Huntington University for several years before joining Macmillan in 2013 as a physics content expert. Jonathan’s role eventually changed to focus on data science and machine learning, but his goal has remained the same: to use technology to improve the educational experience for both students and instructors. Jonathan is the coauthor of a number of R packages for NLP, including RBERT, morphemepiece, and torchtransformers. He holds a BS from Geneva College and a Ph.D. from MIT (physics).