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Guide for Students


Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education is an evolving subject. Emerson College has published guidelines to help you make decisions for your classes. In addition, there are some examples of guidelines and syllabus text being used at other institutions.

Currency of Information: Information about ChatGPT and other AI tools is continuously evolving. We are doing our best to ensure this guide is accurate and up to date, and will be updating information as it emerges. Wherever possible, we've identified dates for articles and information to help users understand when the information we are using was published. 
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School of the Arts AI Bibliography

AI: Starting Points

AI Tools

Video based generative tools are also emerging. Meta's Make-A-Video and Stable Diffusion Video can generate short animations based on text prompts in a similar way to the tools above. 

There are also a wide range of AI-enhanced video platforms for the generation of explainer or marketing videos, These platforms allow for the creation of videos based on text prompts, using a basis of templates, AI avatars and stock footage. Examples include Synthesia and  InVideo: these are typically subscription based tools though free plans may be available. 

Teaching with AI

Note: many AI tools require users to create an account or purchase credits to use


This modified Blooms Taxonomy (click to download the full PDF) has recommendations for modifying assignments and learning objectives in the age of generative AI. From Oregon State University, Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0).

preview of a PDF of Blooms taxonomy with recommendations for AI