Check with your instructor for each course to find out the policy on using ChatGPT and similar tools.
Remember, you'll always need to verify the information, because ChatGPT will sometimes make things ups (known as "hallucination.")
What is it good for?
What is it not so good for?
What is prompting?
Simply, it's what you type into the chat box.
Always verify the information it gives you.
Think of ChatGPT as your personal intern. They need very specific instructions, and they need you to verify the information.
ChatGPT sometimes makes things up. That's because it's designed to write in a way that sounds like human writing. It's not designed to know facts.
Tips for writing effective prompts
I didn't like any of those topics. Please give me 10 more.
If you want to learn more about prompting, try this free course: Learn Prompting
To learn more, try these tutorials about ChatGPT from the University of Arizona Libraries. They contain short videos (3 min or less), and quiz questions for self-review of what you learned.
These guides (one for instructors & one for students) are adaptations of guides created at the University of Arizona Libraries by Nicole Hennig with contributions by Michelle Halla, Nicole Pagowsky, Niamh Wallace.
Feel free to copy this guide, in part or in its entirety, in your own LibGuide.
Please attribute “University of Arizona Libraries, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.”