Copilot for teaching

In Fall 2023, Gourab Mukherjee and I co-taught GSBA 524: Data Science for Business, a core course in the full-time MBA program at USC Marshall. We saw an opportunity to use a new generative AI tool for teaching in this class. We share about our experience here for those who may be interested in teaching in this way as well.

  1. Basic usage as English-to-code translator:
  1. Importance of writing specific prompts and thinking about context window (Principles 1 and 2 in slides):
  1. Breaking down complex operations into simple steps (Principle 3 in slides):
  1. R Markdown demo