Author: Anuj Gupta


Anuj Gupta is a PhD candidate at the University of Arizona, where he also works as a UX researcher, technical writing educator, and Data Science and Digital Scholarship Fellow. His dissertation research focuses on analyzing the impact of AI technologies like large language models on human communication, literacy, and emotions and he recently won the Kairos Graduate Research Award and the CCCC Scholars for the Dream Award.

Call for Syllabi: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Writing, Rhetoric, or Technical Communication If you have recently taught a writing, rhetoric, or technical communication course that had a significant thematic focus on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, we warmly invite you to publish it as part of the Sweetland DRC Syllabus Repository. Please consider submitting your syllabus so that others might take inspiration for their future course preps, by filling out this form. The deadline to submit is January 15, 2024. What is the Sweetland DRC Syllabus Repository? The Sweetland DRC Syllabus Repository is a public, crowd-sourced collection of syllabi of courses…

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I still remember the first time I got a Python computer program that I wrote to work. I was auditing an Introduction to Python class in the second year of my PhD at the University of Arizona. While I am in the Rhetoric and Composition program there, I’ve always been fascinated with computer programming and computation, and thus over the span of my PhD, I’ve audited lots of classes in statistics, data science, and programming in Python. In one of these very first classes, I remember the immense joy I felt after hours of painstakingly write code to create very…

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