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AI Guide for Students

This guide is designed to assist students with using artificial intelligence (AI) tools for research.

There are many different ways to use AI tools to help with research.

Here are some suggestions:


  • Keyword development > AI tools can be very helpful in expanding or narrowing keyword search terms on a topic
  • Study tutor > Create a study guide to help you prepare for an exam. AI tools can ask questions and give feedback on your answers.
  • Brainstorming and mind mapping > Many tools can help you expand on a research topic and create mind maps to visualize your research process
  • Revising and editing > Experiment with copy editing and revising your assignments to evaluate your writing style
  • Topic exploration > Not sure where to start on a new research topic? Gather background information, discover sub topics, and expand or narrow your topic parameters
  • Literature reviews > Do you need to canvas published literature on a topic? There are tools to help you gather and summarize sources
  • Coding and data analysis > AI tools can help debug or generate code. Some tools enable you to upload a data set for exploration, analysis and visualization
  • Summarizing or explaining new concepts > Do you have an article, instructions, or a video that you don't understand? AI tools can summarize and explain things in simpler terminology
  • Example generation > Given a model or question with appropriate parameters, AI tools can generate further cases
  • Translation > There are many tools that can help with language translation in both written and audio formats
  • Interview preparation > Conduct practice interviews with AI before you speak to actual people. Ask for feedback on your questions or interview style
  • Deliberate practice > AI can provide consistent, targeted feedback to practice and improve exercises, skills and training