Artificial intelligence module overview

Approximately 30 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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Aims and objectives

This module will provide an introduction to the different types of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the implications of AI for society.

This module will:

  • explore key concepts such as machine learning, deep learning and neural networks
  • outline various ethical implications and misconceptions 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
  • be aware that information generated by AI tools should be checked with credible sources.

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

Module sections

  1. What is artificial intelligence
  2. Types of AI
  3. AI – Impact on society
  4. Using AI tools in your studies
  5. AI at Charles Sturt University
  6. Check your knowledge
  7. Conclusion



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