Using AI tools module overview

Approximately 45 minutes

Graduate Learning Outcomes (GLOs)

Knowledge and skills you gain from this module will contribute to your Charles Sturt University Digital Literacies GLO.

This module is part of Digital Skills, a series of online modules to help you quickly build your digital skills so you can succeed in study and work.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming various fields – including the academic study space – where AI tools are increasingly being utilised to enhance and streamline processes. Learning to use AI tools effectively and appropriately is an essential digital literacy skill for your studies and future career.

Aims and objectives

This module is designed to start you on your journey to learn more about AI technology and give you the background to use AI effectively and with integrity.

Each chapter discusses using AI tools in a stage of your study process.

This module will:

  • explore key concepts around using AI tools at each stage of your study process, from planning to producing outputs
  • outline various ethical implications and risks surrounding AI
  • explain ways generative AI tools can be used.

After completing this module, you will:

  • know how to use AI responsibly in your studies if permitted in your subject outline.
  • be aware that information generated by AI tools should be checked with credible sources.

Module sections

  1. Using AI to plan and prepare
  2. Building better prompts
  3. Evaluate and analyse
  4. Presenting outputs created with AI
  5. AI Tools
  6. Check your knowledge
  7. Conclusion

Key Point

 important icon When using AI tools, ethical and responsible use principles, such as transparency, privacy, academic integrity, and fairness should be considered. For more information please refer to Charles Sturt University’s Statement of Principles for the use of Artificial Intelligence. Have a question about the principles? Email

read icon Read Your guide to generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) for current information and advice regarding AI use in your studies and assessments.



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