Digital Directions: Artificial Intelligence Pathways for Higher Education describes how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently being used in six different institutions of higher education including both community colleges and universities. The chapters include the impacts of Artificial Intelligence on education, technical programs, student affairs, agriculture, health care and religion. The book provides the reader an opportunity to understand just how Artificial Intelligence will become part of higher education over a twenty-eight-year time period from 2022. This book attempts to convince those in higher education that disruption and phenomenal change is heading directly for them.
Darrel W. Staat is past president of three community colleges (founding president of one) and president of the South Carolina Technical College System. He is currently an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Higher Education Executive Leadership Program at Wingate University in North Carolina.
Chapter 1: Artificial Intelligence Background
Chapter 2: Artificial Intelligence and Education
Chapter 3: Artificial Intelligence and Technical Programs
Chapter 4: Artificial Intelligence and Student Affairs
Chapter 5: Artificial Intelligence and Agriculture
Chapter 6: Artificial Intelligence and Health Care
Chapter 7: Artificial Intelligence and Religion
About the Contributors
About the Editor
As an educational leader of the present and future, I found Digital Directions: Artificial Intelligence Pathways for Higher Education to be extremely relevant and forward thinking! If we are to prepare our students to be leaders in their chosen professions, we must prepare them for the exponential growth and use of AI in our society for the future. This book does just that by helping convey the advances, possibilities and needs for AI in higher education, and the workplace of the future. Digital Directions: Artificial Intelligence Pathways for Higher Education is a must read for all leaders in higher education today.
A must read for educators trying to look at the future of higher education. Chapters explain the future use of AI in all areas of the institution and the potential for its dramatic growth in the next ten years and beyond.
Digital Directions: Artificial Intelligence Pathways for Higher Education is an insightful look at how educational leaders are transforming services and programs through AI and other intelligent technologies. There is an in-depth examination of the current and future impacts of AI on education in each chapter. The book explains how artificial intelligence affects virtually all aspects of our lives, including work, communication, entertainment, and especially education.