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Artificial Intelligence in Education

The Major Players in Generative AI

How AI is Trained

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Prompt Generation

Prompt generation gets a lot of attention, some say it is of critical importance, others say it's not that important, just experiment with AI and you will get the hang of it. The truth probably lies somewhere in between. Research has found that prompts with more detail tend to get better results. It is also helpful to tell the AI what it is (you are a college professor designing an introduction to philosophy course, you work for a company that designs innovative and engaging apps...) The more specific you can get, the more the AI has to work with

Ethan Mollick, a professor at the Wharton School, and his team have developed prompts that may be helpful in the higher education world:

Anthropic, the company that created Claude, and AI similar to Bing Copilot and Google Gemini, has created a library of prompts. You can browse through it to get ideas of what AI can do.