The case method and Generative AI survey 2024: the results

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As part of #WorldCaseTeachingDay 2024, The Case Centre invited the case community to share their experiences, thoughts and concerns about how case students, teachers and writers are using Generative AI (GenAI). The results are in!

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What we discovered

Respondents were asked to share their experiences, thoughts and concerns on how AI is impacting case writing, case teaching and case learning.

The key lessons from the survey emphasise finding a balanced approach to AI integration, addressing ethical concerns, providing effective training for educators, and acknowledging varied perspectives on AI's impact in case writing, teaching, and learning. Continuous monitoring and adaptation to emerging trends are crucial in navigating the evolving AI landscape in education.

Adoption of AI in case writing

  • Over half of respondents do not currently use AI in case writing.
  • Respondents emphasise the need to balance AI tools and personal judgement.
  • Case writers commonly use AI for generating initial drafts, copy editing, and organising case content.

AI impact on case teaching

  • Adoption of AI in case teaching is varied.
  • Highlights the complex and nuanced nature of AI's influence in education.
  • Majority stress the importance of training for educators in pedagogical, technical, and ethical aspects of AI.

Student engagement and use of AI

  • A significant proportion of respondents endorse AI use in student case learning and see its benefits.
  • Students use AI for research, case analysis, and content generation.
  • Challenges include concerns about overreliance, difficulty in assessing AI-generated analyses, and perceived lack of critical thinking skills.

Ethical considerations, governance, and policy

  • Significant concerns about AI-generated content, emphasising the need for ethical guidelines.
  • Repondents express a need for AI policy governance at institutional and broader levels to ensure responsible AI use in education.
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