Large Language Models and Higher Education, May 12 2023

What are Large Language Models? How can higher education use and benefit from this technology? And what is the impact on higher education, for example on examination?

12 May, 2023

Location: Link to zoom meeting

Wallenberg AI and Transformative Technologies Education Development Program (WASP-ED) would like to invite you to an online seminar with focus and discussion on Large Language Models and higher education. Three break-out sessions will follow the presentations.


Participation is free of charge, but registration needed. Register here.


10.00-10.05 Introduction
Fredrik Heintz, Linköping University / WASP-ED

10.05-10.20 What are Large Language Models?
Johanna Björklund, Umeå University

10.20-10.35 ChatGPT for Teaching and Research
Peter Parnes, Luleå University of Technology

10.35-10.50 Impact of LLMs on Examination and University Policy
Arnold Pears, KTH

10.50-11.05 Panel discussion with the speakers

11.05-11.15 Break

11.15-11.45 Break-out sessions

  • Session 1: Using ChatGPT for Teaching (Peter Parnes)
  • Session 2: Examination post ChatGPT (Arnold Pears)
  • Session 3: Impact on higher education (Fredrik Heintz)

11.45-12.00 Short reports from the groups and concluding remarks
Fredrik Heintz, Linköping University / WASP-ED


The presentations are now available in a recording below (youtube) 

Link to recording of presentation (youtube)