ChatGPT Basics On-Demand Course


ChatGPT Basics was developed by Ben Jones, Data Literacy CEO and Professor of Data Visualization Theory at The University of Washington’s Foster School of Business.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • The history of OpenAI’s ChatGPT – What led to its rise, how it took the world by storm, and how tech giants like Google and Meta have responded.
  • The technologies that ChatGPT is based on, for a better understanding of what’s happening “under the hood” and why it responds the way it does.
  • The ethical and practical problems that have surfaced with this new technology, along with examples of how ChatGPT’s responses have gone awry.
  • How to get started setting up an account and the different places you can interact with ChatGPT.
  • A four-step process for creating an effective prompt.

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This course is on-demand and self-paced. Progress through the modules on your own and at your own pace.

Tools Used: Access the modules on a Mac or PC laptop or a mobile device. No familiarity with specific data analytics software tools necessary. You will be encourage to create free accounts for ChatGPT as well as Microsoft’s new Bing search engine, but you can also interact with ChatGPT directly in the course pages.

What’s included? 

  • A digital copy of ChatGPT Basics: Exploring Its Origins, Uses, and Misuses by best-selling data author Ben Jones
  • Perpetual access to the ChatGPT Basics on-demand course, which includes: 
    • 6 course lessons (content updated as the technology evolves) 
    • 6 instructional videos totaling 15 minutes of recorded content
    • Links to helpful resources for further learning
    • ChatGPT embedded in the course pages so you don’t have to leave the page to interact