Learn How to Use ChatGPT

Ready to dive into the world of Generative AI? Learn how ChatGPT works, how to use ChatGPT in your everyday life, and how to write effective ChatGPT prompts.

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About this course

ChatGPT is a large language model created by OpenAI. It has a wide range of potential applications. From language translation to creative writing, generative AI tools like ChatGPT are transforming the way we communicate and interact. You can even use ChatGPT to become more productive and efficient at your job! It can generate code, help you analyze data, plan marketing strategies and campaigns, and more.

In this introduction to ChatGPT, you’ll learn how large language models are used to build generative AI tools and the different things you can create with generative AI. Then, you’ll see how you can use ChatGPT at work and in your personal life to save time and effort (and have more fun!). We’ll also go over the basics of prompt engineering — writing instructions for generative AI. Plus, now you can build your prompt engineering skills and get hands-on experience writing, testing, and refining prompts directly in the course.

Skills you'll gain

  • Learn how ChatGPT works and how to use it in your personal and professional lives.

  • Master the basics of prompt engineering and write effective ChatGPT prompts that help produce the desired output.


6 lessons • 2 projects • 5 quizzes
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Meet the creator of the course
Sarai Fernandez
Computer Science Domain Manager at Codecademy
Sarai is the Computer Science Domain Manager at Codecademy. Sarai has a B.S. in Symbolic Systems with a Human Computer Interaction Concentration from Stanford University. While much of her technical knowledge comes from the courses she took in college, she learned Python from Codecademy!

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Learn How to Use ChatGPT course ratings and reviews

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  • Fantastic course to get a foundational general knowledge as far as the diverse applications of ChatGPT. Also, learning how to write prompts more effectively is a great plus.
    Josh R.
    Verified Learner
  • Excellent course for beginners. The course gives you a great understanding of what ChatGPT is, and how you can use it in everyday life.
    Marche B.
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  • Excellent, I thought I understood ChatGPT but it gave me a whole more clear picture of what it is, and how I can benefit from!
    Jorge M.
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