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The Data Scoop for the Day

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Yesterday I set out to post an education news scoop and instead featured an article about surveillance capitalism.  Today, I will include a few articles and will mainly focus on data, data, data before winding down to some education related … Continue reading

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Gambling On Our Futures: Big Data, Global Finance and Digital Life

That’s the title of the video below by Alison McDowell.  The info posted on youtube about the video says: “Pay for Success” and social impact investing are poised to take over the public sector, imposing online service delivery and expansive … Continue reading

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The Structural Consequences of Big Data-Driven Education

In a post called Ethical Use of Big Data in Education, Elana Zeide was featured in a very informative video addressing the topic of the post.  She has written a power packed article called The Structural Consequences of Big Data-Driven Education.  … Continue reading

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Ethical Use of Big Data in Education

Research scholar and attorney Elana Zeide gave a presentation about the ethical use of big data in education in October 2016. She addresses embedded assessments as a part of personalized learning and competency based education. Information on youtube includes: Education … Continue reading

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Weapons of Math Destruction

I was recently given a link to a video that caught my interest because of the title: Weapons of Math Destruction. The video features Cathy O’Neil, the author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens … Continue reading

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