The Influence of Generative AI Technologies On Academic Writing in EFL Education


  • Chuan Tian



Generative Artificial Intelligence; ChatGPT; acadmic writing; English-as-a-foreign-language education.


Generative Artificial Intelligence (GAI) has emerged as a power to transform academic writing courses, especially in the English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) field, offering innovative tools and methodologies that can reshape pedagogical practices. Through a comprehensive exploration, this paper discusses the development of GAI technologies, their applications in natural language processing, and their potential to revolutionize academic writing support. The paper then examines the integration of GAI tools into EFL academic writing pedagogy, showing its benefits for both students and educators. However, the use of GAI is not without challenges. Concerns surrounding academic integrity, potential for plagiarism, data privacy, and the ethical implications of GAI tools underscore the complexities of this integration. Drawing from various studies, this paper argues that responsible advancement of GAI requires a balance between innovation and ethics. Stakeholders must consider potential implications. A measured approach is advocated for future work in related fields.


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How to Cite

Tian, C. (2024). The Influence of Generative AI Technologies On Academic Writing in EFL Education. Journal of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, 28, 575-584.