University Teachers’ Perceptions of Using ChatGPT in Language Teaching and Assessment




ChatGPT, teacher perceptions, university teachers


ChatGPT, known as an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot, has gained popularity in various fields, including language education, since its launch in 2022. Accordingly, stakeholders have voiced a growing concern about its potential and challenges in different areas. In such a context, the present study investigates teachers’ perceptions about using ChatGPT in language teaching and assessment. The data were collected via a questionnaire survey from the teachers working in Vietnam’s universities, where language teaching is an important field. They were asked about their knowledge and concerns relating to using this conversational AI tool in their teaching and assessment activities and the challenges they might face. The outcomes of this research are likely to play a part in understanding how university teachers access and apply the new technological development to their current work, how they perceive its appropriateness, as well as how they handle its impacts. The investigation has practical implications for providing teachers with professional assistance in managing AI models.

Author Biography

Nguyen Thi Chi, University of Languages and International Studies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi

Dr. Nguyen Thi Chi (Chi Nguyen) is a lecturer of English language at University of Languages and International Studies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi. She holds a PhD degree in English teaching methodology. She has been involved in a number of projects of test design and examiner training. Her research interests include teacher professional development, testing and assessment, and young learner learning.


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How to Cite

Nguyen, T. C. (2024). University Teachers’ Perceptions of Using ChatGPT in Language Teaching and Assessment. Proceedings of the AsiaCALL International Conference, 4, 116–128.

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