Teaching As AI chatbots become better at Swedish, their texts are also becoming more difficult for plagiarism detection programs to hunt down.
Artificial intelligence brings a reboot for higher education
Teaching AI chatbots are hardly the beginning of the end. They are instead the beginning of something that teachers can benefit from, believe representatives of the higher education sector.
First cheat caught – so what happens now?
Teaching Within the higher education sector, there has been a great deal of reflection on the subject of artificial intelligence since Chat GPT was launched. The key question so far has been about cheating.
Uppsala student caught cheating using ChatGPT
Students The Disciplinary Committee at Uppsala University has issued a warning to a student who admitted cheating using ChatGPT. It is the first known case where a student was convicted for cheating using the chatbot.
AI chatbot compared to ghostwriters
Teaching There has been a great deal of heated discussion since the chatbot ChatGPT was launched. Just about everyone in the higher education sector has been talking about artificial intelligence. So when does it become cheating?
“You sit at home to get some peace and quiet”
Work environment The staff at Mälardalen University have now been working in activity-based office space in Eskilstuna for a couple of years. The union was critical of the solution right from the start, and still is. “But there is a certain amount of resignation that this is now how things are,” says local SULF chair Michaël Le Duc.
New education minister promises change
Politics The new Minister for Education, Mats Persson of the Liberal Party, has announced that the new government will implement "major reforms" in higher education and research.
The Swedish Migration Agency warns of abuse of student visas
Education A report from the Swedish Migration Agency warns of abuse of student visas. Higher education institutions are seen as having incentives to accept students without setting high entrance requirements in order to bring in tuition fees. There was a mixed response to the report among the institutions examined in the report.
Researchers impressed by what the reptilian brain can do
Research At Ystad Zoo, researchers from Lund University are studying the behaviour of six alligators in order to learn more about the dinosaur era. They have been surprised by how much the alligators can do.
How the political parties want to govern higher education and research
Politics What investments do the political parties want to make in higher education and research? What do they wish to prioritise? Ahead of the parliamentary election this autumn, Universitetsläraren has examined the policies of the eight parliamentary parties and interviewed each party’s higher education spokesperson.