Episode Broadcast Date: Saturday February 18, 2023 KXCV-KRNW
ChatGPT's Implications for Education
Naomi S. Baron is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at American University in Washington, DC. For more than thirty years she has been studying the effects of technology on language, including the ways we speak, read, write, and think. Her earlier books include Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World (2015) and How We Read Now: Strategic Choices for Print, Screen, and Audio (2021). Her new forthcoming book is Who Wrote This? How AI and the Lure of Efficiency Threaten Human Writing.
Dr. Baron encourages us to consider AI's impact on literacy and writing.