Student Privacy and Ed Tech (K-12) Research Briefing

12 Pages Posted: 28 Sep 2016

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Leah Plunkett

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society; University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)

Urs Gasser

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Date Written: September 26, 2016

Abstract

Foundational changes at the intersection of technology, society, law, and behavior are disrupting and energizing large institutions, impacting the educational technologies and student privacy landscape at lightning speed. Greater levels of connectivity and participation are raising questions about how best to navigate new types of learning environments, how best to engage in data-driven decision-making, and how best to ensure channels for positive collaboration in decision-making. This research briefing builds upon student privacy research and activities, and aims to translate these into practical take-aways. The briefing provides a map of the current digital learning ecosystem in the U.S. primary and secondary space, surveys at a high-level critical issues in the ed tech and student privacy space, and outlines key tools and opportunities for decision-makers.

Suggested Citation

Plunkett, Leah and Gasser, Urs, Student Privacy and Ed Tech (K-12) Research Briefing (September 26, 2016). Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2016-15. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2842800 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2842800

Leah Plunkett (Contact Author)

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
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University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center) ( email )

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United States

Urs Gasser

Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society ( email )

Harvard Law School
23 Everett, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

HOME PAGE: https://cyber.harvard.edu/people/ugasser

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