This event was held on Weds February 1, 2023, in the STEM building on the MSU campus. The event engaged more than 100 educators on campus in an afternoon of presentations and conversations about AI and its growing role and impact in/on education. The schedule from the event is provided below for those interested in what was covered. Some sessions were recorded, these recordings are linked in the session title.

Schedule and Recordings

Opening thoughts provided by Associate Provosts Dr. Mark Largent and Dr. Prabu David, and Associate Dean Dr. Julie Libarkin

12:00-12:15 PM Getting Started, and Opening words

12:15-1:15 PM Lunch and Keynote Address “When Robots Learn to Write, What Happens to Learning?

1:15-1:30 PM BREAK

1:30-2:00 PM Demo of AI tools led by Dr. Jeremy VanHof

2:00-3:00 PM Conversation, Table Work, and Exploration of AI Tools

3:00-4:00 PM Panel Discussion on AI in Education and Academic Writing

4:00-4:15 PM Concluding Thoughts and Next Steps

Final thoughts and ideas for our next steps hosted by Dr. Caitlin Kirby


The symposium planning team is maintaining a list of resources that educators may find helpful in exploring AI tools such as ChatGPT.

Select resources:

See the full list and join the campus conversation in the AI and Education group on #iTeachMSU