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AI Learning Pact: Bringing Student and Faculty Perspectives Together

By Dr. Alex Rockey Throughout this semester, we have explored artificial intelligence (AI) and the impact this emerging technology might have on teaching and learning at Bakersfield College.  To wrap up this deep dive this semester, I cohosted a workshop on AI with Ariel Dyer, reference librarian. In this workshop, faculty, staff, and admin cameContinue reading “AI Learning Pact: Bringing Student and Faculty Perspectives Together”

Centering Relationships: Thriving in an Era of Emerging AI

By Dr. Alex Rockey I will never be able to watch M3GAN. I have a low-tolerance for scary movies and I would be lying if I said that I’m not still haunted by scenes from the exorcist I watched during a sleepover when I was 10. But as I’ve been digging into artificial intelligence andContinue reading “Centering Relationships: Thriving in an Era of Emerging AI”

ChatGPT: Educational Affront or Opportunity?

Reggie Williams is a Philosophy Professor at Bakersfield College, and the Director of BC’s Norman Levan Center for the Humanities. Reggie holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Illinois, as well as Master’s degrees in Philosophy and English. Reggie has written on a range of social issues and enjoys his family, music, obscureContinue reading “ChatGPT: Educational Affront or Opportunity?”

Faking Breaking News: Teaching Students Media Literacy Through Play

This piece was written by reference librarian Ariel Dyer. Ariel is a new faculty member at Bakersfield College, having come from a public library background and graduating with her Masters in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University with an emphasis in Leadership and Administration. In her free time, she loves to hike,Continue reading “Faking Breaking News: Teaching Students Media Literacy Through Play”