Generative AI Statements for Syllabi
Instructors are welcome to adapt the following possible course policies.
All assignments submitted for this course should represent your own thinking and effort and should be prepared by you. AI-generated submissions are not permitted and will be treated as plagiarism. Any use of generative AI at any stage of your work in this course is considered a violation of course policy and of the Ohio University Student Code of Conduct.
There may be times when the use of AI-generated text or images would be appropriate in this course, but you should obtain advance permission from the instructor for any use of generative AI technologies.
Less Restrictive Options
To adhere to our scholarly values, students must cite any AI-generated material that informed their work (this includes in-text citations and/or use of quotations, and in your reference list). Using an AI tool to generate content without proper attribution qualifies as academic dishonesty. Use of generative AI must be documented according to [identify] citation style. For support in determining the appropriate way to document your use of AI-generated text, you can visit [resource] for an individual consultation.
To be consistent with our scholarly values, students must cite any AI-generated material that informed their work and use quotation marks or other appropriate indicators of quoted material when appropriate. Students should indicate how AI tools informed their process and the final product, including how you validated any AI-generated citations, which may be invented by the AI. Assignment guidelines will provide additional guidance as to how these tools might be part of your process for each assessment this semester and how to provide transparency about their use in your work. Use of generative AI must be documented according to [identify] citation style. For support in determining the appropriate way to document your use of AI-generated text, you can visit [resource] for an individual consultation.
The College of Business Generative AI Use for Academic Work Policy
Use of Generative AI, such as ChatGPT and Microsoft Bing-Chat, must maintain the highest standards of academic integrity and adhere to the OU Code of Student Conduct.
The use of Generative AI should be seen as a tool to enhance academic research, not as a replacement for critical thinking and originality in assignments. Students are not permitted to submit assignments that have been fully or partially generated by AI unless explicitly stated in the assignment instructions. All work submitted must be the original work of the student. Any ideas garnered from Generative AI research must be acknowledged with proper in-text citation and reference. Students may be asked to save the AI chat as a PDF file for verification.
Three Common Citation Styles
“Describe the symbolism of the green light in the book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald”
prompt. ChatGPT, 13 Feb. version, OpenAI, 8 Mar. 2023, chat.openai.com/chat.
Chicago Manual of Style
ChatGPT, response to “Explain how to make pizza dough from common household
ingredients,” March 7, 2023, OpenAI.
OpenAI. (2023). ChatGPT (Mar 14 version) [Large language model].