How Can Higher Education Prepare for the Artificial Intelligence Revolution?

Why Read This Report

Artificial intelligence has become a billion-dollar industry, and it is reasonable to assume that many higher education institutions will soon make significant strategic decisions regarding AI. This report sets out the overarching compliance issues related to the use of AI in higher education. The report gives an overview of possible applications of AI in higher education; outlines the main concerns related to the use of AI that may give rise to legal liability; provides an overview of the salient legal frameworks that are likely to apply to the use of AI by higher education institutions; and sets forth recommendations.

Key Questions Answered:

  • How will AI transform higher education?
  • What are the major concerns regarding the use of AI in higher education?
  • What compliance issues should institutions consider before adopting AI?

Report Features

  • Author: Ann Kristin Glenster, Data Privacy Consultant, Glenrox Consultancy
  • Report Length: 35 pages
  • Report Availability: November 2019

Table of Contents

  1. Acknowledgements
  2. Terms of Use
  3. Disclaimer
  4. Executive Summary
  5. Introduction
  6. What is AI?
  7. The Transformative Effects of AI on Higher Education
  8. Applied Areas of AI for Higher Education
    1. General Chatbots
    2. Personalized Chatbots, or Virtual Personal Assistants
    3. “Teacherbots”
    4. Other Areas of Application
    5. Summary of AI Application Areas
  9. Concerns Regarding AI in Higher Education
    1. Concerns Regarding Privacy
    2. Risk of Re-Identification
    3. Concerns Regarding Discrimination, Bias, and Mistakes
    4. Concerns Regarding Sharing of Data with Third Parties
    5. Concerns Regarding Data Security
  10. Issues of Legal Compliance
    1. Compliance with Privacy Laws
    2. Compliance with Anti-Discrimination and Disabilities Protection Laws
    3. Legal Compliance when Sharing Data with Third Parties
    4. Compliance with Data Security Laws
    5. The Future of Compliance
  11. Recommendations
    1. Conclusion: How to Prepare for the AI Revolution
  12. Appendix
  13. References and Further Reading
  14. About the Author
  15. About the Tambellini Group
  16. Other Reports Available

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