Students in Sweden are positive towards AI tools such as ChatGPT in education, but 62 percent believe that using chatbots during exams is cheating.
Students in Sweden are positive towards AI tools such as ChatGPT in education, but 62 percent believe that using chatbots during exams is cheating. However, where the boundary for cheating lies is highly unclear. This is shown in a survey from Chalmers University of Technology, which is the first large-scale study in Europe to investigate students' attitudes towards artificial intelligence in higher education.
“I am afraid of AI and what it could mean for the future.”
“Don't worry so much! Keep up with the development and adapt your teaching for the future.”
“ChatGPT and similar tools will revolutionise how we learn, and we will be able to come up with amazing things.”
These are three out of nearly two thousand optional comments from the survey which almost 6,000 students in Sweden recently participated in.
“The students express strong, diverse, and in many cases emotionally charged opinions,” says Hans Malmström, Professor at the Department of Communication and Learning in Science at Chalmers University of technology. He, together with his colleagues Christian Stöhr and Amy Wanyu Ou, conducted the study.
Read more at Chalmers University of Technology
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