How might large language model chatbots be used in digital education?

an illustration of a humanised robot

Digital education reading group: February 2023

This month, our digital education reading group discusses large language model (LLM) chatbots and their use in digital education. Curated by Tim Hall who has put together a fantastic set of resources to read on a very topical subject.

Tim Hall
Tim Hall, Senior Manager: Product Innovation

Possible questions to consider

  • What could be some of the potential benefits and drawbacks of using LLM chatbots in Digital Education?
  • How do you think LLM chatbots could be used to improve student engagement and learning outcomes in Digital Education?
  • When using LLM chatbots in Digital Education, what are some ethical considerations that should be taken into account, such as issues of privacy, bias, and algorithmic accountability?
  • In your opinion, what are the best ways for educators and administrators to prepare for the integration of LLM chatbots into their teaching and learning environments? 
  • Can you suggest some effective methods to measure the effectiveness and impact of LLM chatbots in Digital Education, and what data should be collected and analysed to evaluate their performance?
  • What do you think could be some potential future developments in the use of LLM chatbots in Digital Education, and how might they shape the future of teaching and learning?

Introduction to ChatGPT

Further reading and links of interest

Looking forward to discussing this with you.


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List of topics discussed at previous meetings