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The Upside and Dark Side of Collecting Student Data

As learning increasingly moves toward the digital landscape, the role of data is also coming under more scrutiny. Every time a student browses the Internet or uses an app for learning, trace data is created, and thus the potential to use it for the benefit of that student. A slew of companies and products offer … Continue reading The Upside and Dark Side of Collecting Student Data →

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Higher Ed Trends: MOOCs, Tablets, Gamification, and Wearable Tech

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images As tech tools continue to proliferate with new launches and new products, it’s difficult to predict what will stick and what won’t. A recently released report by the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) tries to sift through the fads and find the few that will have a real impact … Continue reading Higher Ed Trends: MOOCs, Tablets, Gamification, and Wearable Tech →

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Understanding Learning Analytics and Student Data

There’s a lot to unpack about learning analytics — everything from how student data is captured to how it will be used. For all of its promises — and there are many, as evidenced below — the two biggest areas of concern regarding using student data are around issues of privacy, as in who has … Continue reading Understanding Learning Analytics and Student Data →

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