Module overview

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Approximately 30 minutes

Student partnership

This module was developed with UQ student partners as part of a Student-Staff Partnership project.

Graduate attributes

Knowledge and skills you can gain from this module to contribute to your Graduate attributes:

  • Courageous thinkers
  •  Connected citizens

This module is part of Digital Essentials, a series of online modules to help you quickly build your digital skills so you can succeed in study and work.

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Aims and objectives

This module will provide an introduction to the different types of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the implications of AI for society and what AI research is being done at UQ.

This module will:

  • explore key concepts such as machine learning, deep learning and neural networks.
  • outline various ethical implications and misconceptions surrounding AI.
  • explain ways generative AI tools can be used.

After completing this module, you will:

  • know how to use AI responsibly in your studies.
  • be aware that information generated by AI tools should be checked with credible sources.

Module sections

  1. What is artificial intelligence
  2. Types of AI
  3. AI – exciting for some, scary for others
  4. Using AI tools in your studies
  5. Generative AI tools and task examples
  6. AI research and study at UQ and other AI courses
  7. Check your knowledge
  8. Conclusion

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