Books on GenAI

**Some of the Books From Our Campus Library (This is just a sampling.)**

**SUNY NP Faculty Author**The Role of Generative AI in the Communication Classroom Eds. Jason Wrench and Sanae Elmoudden (2024). This book adds to the ongoing debate on coordinating efforts to address AI challenges by examining responsible interactions between educators and machines. It explores the benefits of AI, like ChatGPT, in communication and its potential to enhance mental health in higher education.

More 2024 Releases:

**Important Work** Co-Intelligence: Living and Working with AI by Ethan Mollick From the publisher: From Wharton professor and author of the popular One Useful Thing Substack newsletter Ethan Mollick comes the definitive playbook for working, learning, and living in the new age of AI (2024)

**New** Generative AI in Higher Education: The ChatGPT Effect by Cecilia Chan and Tom Colloton; From the publisher: The authors introduce the Six Assessment Redesign Pivotal Strategies (SARPS) and an AI Assessment Integration Framework, encouraging a learner-centric assessment model. The necessity for well-crafted AI educational policies is explored, as well as a blueprint for policy formulation in academic institutions. Technical enthusiasts are catered to with a deep dive into the mechanics behind GenAI, from the history of neural networks to the latest advances and applications of GenAI  technologies. With an eye on the future of AI in education, this book will appeal to educators, students and scholars interested in the wider societal implications and the transformative role of GenAI in pedagogy and research. (2024)

**New** Brave New Words: How AI Will Revolutionize Education (and why that’s a good thing) by Salman Khan. From the publisher: In Brave New Words, Salman Khan, the visionary behind Khan Academy, explores how artificial intelligence and GPT technology will transform learning, offering a road map for teachers, parents, and students to navigate this exciting (and sometimes intimidating) new world. A pioneer in the world of education technology, Khan examines the ins and outs of these cutting-edge tools and how they will revolutionize the way we learn and teach. Rather than approaching the sea change brought on by ChatGPT with white-knuckled fear, Khan explains, parents and teachers should embrace AI and adapt to it (while acknowledging its imperfections and limitations), so that every student can complement the work they’re already doing in profoundly new and creative ways, to personalize learning, adapt assessments, and support success in the classroom. (2024)


AI in Education This is a 2022 book, so it may not be that timely. However, it offers context/background for understanding the topic. From the publisher: Among recent research in this field, AI applications have been applied to enhance educational experiences, studies have considered the interaction between AI and humans while learning, analyses of educational data have been conducted, including using machine learning techniques, and proposals have been presented for new paradigms mediated by intelligent agents. 

AI in Learning: Designing the Future From the publisher: AI can support well-being initiatives and lifelong learning but educational institutions and companies need to take the changing technology into account. Moving towards AI supported by digital tools requires a dramatic shift in the concept of learning, expertise and the businesses built off of it. (2023)

AI Ethics in Higher Education: Insights from Africa and Beyond From the publisher: This open access book tackles the pressing problem of integrating concerns related to Artificial Intelligence ethics in higher education. The authors share relevant best practices and use cases for teaching, develop answers to ongoing organizational challenges, and reflect on the practical implications of different theoretical approaches to AI ethics. Springer, 2023.

Artificial Intelligence in the 21st Century From the publisher: This third edition provides a comprehensive, colorful, up-to-date, and accessible presentation of AI without sacrificing theoretical foundations. It includes numerous examples, applications, full color images, and human interest boxes to enhance student interest. New chapters on deep learning, robotics and machine learning are included. 2022.

Artificial Intelligence to Streamline Your Teacher Life: The ChatGPT Guide for Educators by Mary Howard Written by a k-6 educator, but much of what she says is useful to higher ed academics. (2023)

Augmented Education in the Global Age: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Learning and Work by Daniel Araya and Peter Marber (2023). This is an edited collection that explores the social impact of Artificial Intelligence over the coming decades, specifically how this emerging technology will transform and disrupt our contemporary institutions.

All in on AI: How Smart Companies Win Big with Artificial Intelligence by Thomas H. Davenport and Nitin Mittal From the publisher:  “All-In on AI” looks at artificial intelligence at its cutting edge from the viewpoint of established companies like Anthem, Ping An, Airbus, and Capital One. Filled with insights, strategies, and best practices, “All-In on AI” also provides leaders and their teams with the information they need to help their own companies take AI to the next level. (2023)

Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial AI (2021;By an important writer in the field, Kate Crawford.)

No-Code Artificial Intelligence by Ambuj Agrawal From the publisher: A practical guide that will help you build AI and ML solutions faster with fewer efforts and no programming knowledge. (2023)

The Prospect of a Humanitarian Artificial Intelligence: Agency and Value Alignment by Carol Montemayor From the publisher: Setting out a theoretical framework for AI Montemayor acknowledges its legal, moral, and political implications and takes into account how epistemic agency differs from moral agency. (2023)

The Rise of AI: Implications and Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Academic Libraries From the publisher: The Rise of AI introduces implications and applications of AI in academic libraries and hopes to provoke conversations and inspire new ways of engaging with the technology. As the discussion surrounding ethics, bias, and privacy in AI continues to grow, librarians will be called to make informed decisions and position themselves as leaders in this discourse. (2022)

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, and Strategies This book by philosopher Nick Bostrom discusses the potential creation of superintelligence, its possible characteristics, and motivations. Bostrom argues that such a superintelligence could be challenging to control and might dominate the world to achieve its objectives. Bostrom’s book became important for highlighting the existential risks associated with artificial intelligence. (2014)