Book: Collaborative AI
Chapter: An Introduction to AI: A General Guide for Real Humans
This introductory chapter provides an accessible overview of artificial intelligence (AI) and its impact on education, focusing on English Language Teaching (ELT). Aimed at educators and administrators with varying levels of AI knowledge, the chapter demystifies AI concepts and terminology, setting the stage for the rest of the book by pulling back the curtain on the modern magic trick that is modern AI, like ChatGPT and GrammarlyGO. By establishing the importance of AI in modern education, the chapter highlights the significance of exploring AI's potential in shaping the future of ELT.