1st Edition

Embracing Chatbots in Higher Education The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Teaching, Administration, and Scholarship

By Alexander M. Sidorkin Copyright 2024

    This book explores the integration of AI-powered chatbots such as ChatGPT into higher education for instructional and communication purposes. The author emphasizes the responsibility of higher education institutions to equip students with advanced skills for writing with AI assistance, and prepare them for an increasingly AI-driven world.

    Offering numerous practical tips, the book demonstrates how universities can increase student success, and stem the rising cost of higher education by employing AI tools. The chapters discuss streamlining tasks such as grading, providing feedback, and handling administrative duties, to show how educators can be enabled to focus on more meaningful aspects of their work. The author also reflects on the philosophical and ethical considerations and potential pitfalls of relying on AI in higher education, including concerns about academic integrity and the importance of human input in the learning process. The author offers a responsible and informed approach to incorporating the new powerful tools into the academic landscape.

    This volume will be a key resource for higher education faculty and administrators seeking to navigate the complex intersection of AI and writing.


    1. The Fundamentals  2. Instruction  3. Scholarship  4. Administration  5. Ethical and Philosophical Dimensions


    Alexander M. Sidorkin is Chief AI Officer at California State University, Sacramento, USA.