The Ethical and Social Implications of using Artificial Intelligence in Social Studies Instruction


  • Resr. Saman Ahmed Abdullah Department of Kurdish Language, College of Education, University of Salahaddin, Erbil,
  • Researcher Khalid Ilias Basheer Qolamani University of Zakho, College of Basic Education Zakho



Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Social Studies, Education, Ethics, Bias.


This paper explores the ethical and social implications of using artificial intelligence (AI) in social studies instruction. While AI offers promising outcomes such as personalized learning, enhanced student engagement, and greater access to information and data, it also raises significant ethical concerns. These include data privacy and security, bias and discrimination, and the risk of over-reliance on AI. The paper also examines the social implications of AI use, such as digital inequality, changes in learning dynamics, and the influence on students' worldviews. The researchers argue for the need to balance the benefits of AI with ethical considerations, emphasizing the importance of data privacy policies, AI transparency, a balance between AI and human interaction, equitable access to AI, and the teaching of critical thinking skills.



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Saman Ahmed Abdullah , R. ., & Khalid Ilias Basheer Qolamani, R. (2023). The Ethical and Social Implications of using Artificial Intelligence in Social Studies Instruction. Lark, 16(1), 782-762.