Data big and small have come to education, from creating online platforms to increasing standardised assessments.
We should consider how artificial intelligence will impact how we teach, what we teach, and its potential to ethically support innovation and improvement in education.
Plans to reward universities for excellent teaching could see a bigger role for metrics that track how students spend their time.
How helpful is it for teachers to know how many times students have uploaded files, tweeted or participated in chat rooms?
Schools and universities pump lots of time and money into collecting data on learning analytics, but there is no research to show that such data actually helps to improve learning outcomes.
What will make students have faith in their professors?
Professors help students question their beliefs and assumptions. How should they build the trust?
Not everyone is here, but I’ll begin.
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Students need to have an educational incentive not to skip class, rather than just being scare of Big Brother.
Ready to learn.
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