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edX: Introduction to ChatGPT

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This course provides a practical introduction to ChatGPT, from signing up to mastering its advanced features. Topics covered include conversing with ChatGPT, customizing it, using it for productivity and building chatbots, as well as advanced applications like language translation and generating creative content. Best practices and tips for using ChatGPT are also included.

Introduction to ChatGPT
1 weeks
1–2 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
This course is archived

About this course

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Welcome to the Intro to ChatGPT course, where we will explore the capabilities of OpenAI's advanced language model and learn how to utilize it for a wide range of applications. Throughout this course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of ChatGPT, its features, and limitations.

In Module 1, we will begin by getting started with ChatGPT. You will be introduced to what ChatGPT is, how it works, and its capabilities. We will cover the basics of creating an account in OpenAI and provide an overview of what ChatGPT can be used for. Additionally, we will discuss the limitations of ChatGPT, including its only being trained on data up to 2021 and how it handles conversation history. We will then delve into the art of asking questions to ChatGPT and learning from its responses, including how to summarize and expand on a topic, as well as handling abusive queries.

In Module 2, we will enhance your ChatGPT experience by customizing it to your liking. You will learn how to personalize your conversations with ChatGPT by customizing its responses and adjusting its tone. We will also explore ChatGPT's conversation history and how you can use it to keep track of past conversations. In addition, we will cover advanced techniques such as using ChatGPT for productivity, building chatbots with ChatGPT, and integrating ChatGPT with other tools.

In Module 3, we will master ChatGPT by exploring advanced applications and best practices. You will learn how to use ChatGPT for language translation, generating creative content, and discovering new knowledge. We will also discuss ChatGPT's limitations and how to maintain ethical standards when using it.

Additionally, we will cover best practices for maximizing the potential of ChatGPT, including understanding its limitations and effectively contextualizing queries.

Throughout this course, you will have the opportunity to practice what you learn by interacting with ChatGPT and exploring its various features. We will provide examples and exercises to help you master the techniques and applications covered in each section. By the end of this course, you will have a thorough understanding of ChatGPT and how to use it to your advantage.

Enroll now and begin your journey towards mastering ChatGPT.

At a glance

  • Institution:

    edX

  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:

    No prior knowledge of ChatGPT is needed.

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcripts: اَلْعَرَبِيَّةُ, Deutsch, English, Español, Français, हिन्दी, Bahasa Indonesia, Português, Kiswahili, తెలుగు, Türkçe, 中文
  • Associated skills:Chatbot, Content Creation, Language Model, User Interface, Communications, Writing, Language Translation, Ideation, Social Media, Blog Posts, Application Programming Interface (API), Artificial Intelligence

What you'll learn

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  • Understand what ChatGPT is and its capabilities
  • Learn to create an account and get started with ChatGPT
  • Explore the art of asking questions to ChatGPT and handling abusive queries
  • Personalize your ChatGPT experience by customizing its responses and adjusting its tone
  • Discover ChatGPT's conversation history and its usage
  • Build chatbots with ChatGPT and integrate it with other tools
  • Use ChatGPT for language translation, generating creative content, and discovering new knowledge
  • Understand ChatGPT's limitations and ethical standards when using it
  • Effectively contextualize queries and maximize ChatGPT's potential
  • Practice interacting with ChatGPT through examples and exercises.

Course Description:

In this course, you will explore the capabilities of OpenAI's advanced language model, ChatGPT, and learn how to utilize it for a wide range of applications. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of ChatGPT, its features, and limitations. By the end of the course, you will be able to use ChatGPT for various tasks, such as summarizing and expanding on a topic, building chatbots, and generating creative content.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Getting started with ChatGPT

Introduction to ChatGPT and its capabilities

Creating an account in OpenAI

Overview of what ChatGPT can be used for

Limitations of ChatGPT, including its only being trained on data up to 2021 and how it handles conversation history

The art of asking questions to ChatGPT and learning from its responses

How to summarize and expand on a topic with ChatGPT

Handling abusive queries

Module 2: Customizing ChatGPT

Personalizing conversations with ChatGPT by customizing its responses and adjusting its tone

Exploring ChatGPT's conversation history and using it to keep track of past conversations

Using ChatGPT for productivity, such as scheduling and task management

Building chatbots with ChatGPT

Integrating ChatGPT with other tools, such as Slack and Discord

Module 3: Advanced Applications and Best Practices

Using ChatGPT for language translation

Generating creative content with ChatGPT

Discovering new knowledge with ChatGPT

ChatGPT's limitations and how to maintain ethical standards when using it

Best practices for maximizing the potential of ChatGPT, including understanding its limitations and effectively contextualizing queries

Assessment:

Quizzes and exercises at the end of each section to test your understanding of the concepts covered in the course

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