Using ChatGPT For Library Instruction: Information Creation as a Process

Submitted by Raymond Pun on February 12th, 2023
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Short Description: 

ChatGPT is an generative artificial intelligence chatbot released in November 2022 by OpenAI. What are the opportunities in using this tool to teach library instruction? This document highlights various ways to engage with learners in critically analyzing ChatGPT (version GPT-3) and its responses through the ACRL Frame: Information Creation as a Process. 

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Learn how to connect library research and instruction with ChatGPT
  • Critically analyze ChatGPT and its responses through dialogue and research
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Information Literacy concepts: 
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Suggested Citation: 
Pun, Raymond. "Using ChatGPT For Library Instruction: Information Creation as a Process." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2023. https://www.projectcora.org/assignment/using-chatgpt-library-instruction-information-creation-process.