Module summary

1 What is artificial intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence is best thought about as computers behaving intelligently to solve a problem or complete tasks.

2 Types of AI

  • There are three different types of AI. Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI), Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) and Artificial Super Intelligence (ASI).
  • Society is currently using ANI in everyday life through technology such as personal assistants on phones.

3 AI – exciting for some, scary for others

With the rise of artificial intelligence in everyday life it has been met with various levels of emotion. Uses of AI such as self-driving cars, fake news and employment concerns being at the forefront.

4 Using AI tools in your study

  • You can use AI tools to help with studies but there are risks that you must consider.
  • Information generated by AI tools should be checked with credible sources.
  • It is important to acknowledge your use of generative AI tools and to check that you are permitted to use them.

5 Studying AI at Charles Sturt University

There are several research initiatives at Charles Sturt University that students can explore.


You have completed the Artificial Intelligence module.


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