On My First Case of AI Plagiarism (If That’s the Word)

Tom Gammarino
4 min readDec 23, 2022
Photo by Andrea De Santis on Unsplash

It happened. My student used ChatGPT to write their final paper in my English class. How do I know? I don’t. That’s the problem.

I mean, I do know. I really do. This student’s essay didn’t read like the rest of the work they’d done during the semester. The voice was generic-sounding, emotionless, and mechanically unassailable, and this kid didn’t write like that.

--

--

Tom Gammarino

Tom Gammarino is an author and teacher. He writes about those places where art and science intersect. Learn more at tomgammarino.com