Ethics Series

Unfair Accusations or Unethical Aid?

The line between technological aid and academic integrity blurs when AI enters the educational sphere. Lin, a high school senior, faces accusations of dishonesty after using an AI tool to polish her English essays, raising questions about the ethical use of AI in learning.

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When Better Learning Goes Wrong?

AI's potential to enhance learning can inadvertently clash with intellectual property rights. Taylor, a college sophomore, encounters this when her use of an AI tool to distill complex study materials results in unexpected disciplinary challenges.

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Automated Assessments: Progress or Problem?

While AI in education promises streamlined efficiency, it can stumble when its application affects the fairness of academic evaluations. In this case, Dr. Alex Hartman's reliance on an AI tool for grading his large classes leads to student concerns over accuracy and equity in assessments.

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Efficient Admissions: Should Success be Predicted?

While AI has the potential to streamline countless processes, it can unwittingly reinforce historical biases. Prestige University grapples with an ethical quandary when their AI system, Admit-Me-Not, is found to favor applicants from wealthier backgrounds, spotlighting the tension between technological efficiency and social equity.

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Does AI Imitation Go Too Far?

AI is transforming art, a domain historically fueled by human creativity, raising questions about the intersection of technology and artistic rights. A student's use of AI to replicate the style of artist Yang Xia without consent sparks a debate on innovation versus individual expression. How do we harness AI in art while respecting the artist's originality?

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