This Verso University four-part course is a concise exploration to introduce beginners to the fundamentals of ChatGPT and AI. From basic operations and ethical considerations to advanced applications and future trends, this course provides a well-rounded understanding of ChatGPT's capabilities and potential in an engaging and interactive format.
The class will meet from on Thursdays, January 18 through February 8, from 10 to 11 am. The program will meet in The Library's Komansky program room, on the main level, behind the Trefz Forum.
No prior experience is required though it is strongly recommended that participants bring either their own laptop, mobile device, or tablet to acquire skills and practice the technology taught.
Note: Class size is limited. There is a registration fee of $25 and registration is for all sessions. The Westport Library wants to ensure that all interested students are able to participate in Verso University courses. If the registration fee is a barrier to entry for you, please contact [email protected]..
Class 1: Introduction to ChatGPT and AI Basics
Discover the world of Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT. This introductory session covers the basics of AI, the functionality of ChatGPT, and ethical considerations.
Class 2: Deep Dive into ChatGPT Functionalities
Explore ChatGPT's advanced capabilities. Learn about complex queries, practical applications in various fields, and how to handle its limitations. The class includes case studies, exercises, and a troubleshooting guide.
Class 3: Interactive and Creative Uses
Unleash your creativity with ChatGPT. This class focuses on using ChatGPT for creative writing, content generation, and more. Includes interactive exercises and discussions on how ChatGPT learns from feedback.
Class 4: Advanced Topics and Future Trends
Dive into the future of ChatGPT and AI. Learn about integrating ChatGPT with other tools, upcoming advancements, and the broader implications of AI technology.
Our Verso University Instructor:
Dan Sheils is an experienced multimedia artist, specializing in sound design and interactive art forms, and utilizes AI applications in his work. His portfolio features an eclectic range of work that spans records, video games, augmented reality experiences, and more. Dan remains constantly on the hunt for whatever’s next, ready to embrace the creative unknown, and eager to share what he learns along the way.
Verso University programs are made possible by the generous support of the Nancy J. Beard Lifelong Learning and Education Fund.