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#38 Feedback: One More Time

Feedback convention (dogma?) suggests that it should be given immediately. This episode examines that premise. Via an elegant experiment, the authors examine the effect of feedback on learning and the optimal timing of feedback. Spoiler alert: it’s an experiment, so you’ll need to squint/stretch to see how/if the findings change your teaching practice.


# 10 Ex machina: The disruption of HPE with AI 

In this episode we examine the feasibility of a hugely popular chatbot to answer a national medical licensing exam and discuss the implications of this disruptive innovation.
Chatbots use natural language processing (NLP) to converse and answer questions posed by a human user. Large language models have accelerated the usability of chatbots.  Original composition, answering complex questions etc. are some of the features.