Data & Civil Rights: Education Primer
Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
8 Pages Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last revised: 1 Feb 2015
Date Written: October 30, 2014
Many education reformers see the merging of student data, predictive analytics, processing tools, and technology-based instruction as the key to the future of education and a means to further opportunity and equity in education. However, despite widespread discussion of the potential benefits and costs of using data in educational reform, it is difficult to determine who benefits from reforms since there has been little assessment of these programs and few oversight mechanisms.
Keywords: education technology, edtech, big data, data analytics, inequity, MOOCs, inBloom, privacy
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