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Learning analytics and higher education: ethical perspectives

Slade, Sharon and Galpin, Fenella (2012). Learning analytics and higher education: ethical perspectives. In: 2nd International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, 29 Apr - 02 May 2012, Vancouver, pp. 16–17.

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Take two students who were enrolled on the same higher education course, both of whom were identified as likely to benefit from additional support and tailoring of their learning experience. Three years later, one student has gone on to gain a good degree and is now making great progress in her career. The other student, whose background and learning needs appeared similar, scraped through the experience, has recently been eased out of her organization and is unemployed. To what extent were decisions taken by their tutors and institution about the design of their learning experiences, responsible for these two very different outcomes?

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 ACM
Extra Information: LAK '12 Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge
ISBN: 978-1-4503-1111-3
Keywords: workshop; ethics; higher education; learning analytics
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Law
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Item ID: 36763
Depositing User: Sharon Slade
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2013 10:06
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2020 22:44
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