Annotation and AI Starter Assignments
Instructions for teachers: Click into each assignment example below to access individual assignment instructions, which you can copy and paste into your own course to use with your students. Be sure to review the instructions before posting in your courses — you may want to make adjustments depending on how you plan to assess annotations or due to your specific discipline and/or assignment.
Annotating ChatGPT Outputs
- Students as fact-checkers of ChatGPT
- The purpose of this assignment is to use both course materials and outside materials to both fact-check and create a bibliography for ChatGPT’s writing. Collaboratively annotating ChatGPT’s work will allow students to review key course ideas.
- Students as content experts critiquing ChatGPT
- The purpose of this assignment is to use course materials (readings, lectures, etc) to critique ChatGPT’s writing. Collaboratively annotating ChatGPT’s work will allow students to review and examine key course ideas in a critical way by examining what an AI tool has produced.
- Students as editors of ChatGPT writing
- The purpose of this assignment is not to critique the content of the essay, but the writing itself. Collaboratively annotating ChatGPT’s writing will allow students to identify weak writing and where it can be improved.