Ethical Challenges for Learning Analytics

Ferguson, Rebecca (2019). Ethical Challenges for Learning Analytics. Journal of Learning Analytics, 6(3) pp. 25–30.



This response to Neil Selwyn’s paper, ‘What’s the problem with learning analytics?’, relates his work to the ethical challenges associated with learning analytics and proposes six ethical challenges for the field.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 70228
  • Item Type
  • Journal Item
  • ISSN
  • 1929-7750
  • Project Funding Details
  • Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
    Learning Analytics Community Exchange (H-13-001-DC)619424EC (European Commission): FP (inc.Horizon2020 & ERC schemes)
  • Keywords
  • learning analytics; ethics; duty to act; informed consent; safeguarding; equality; justice; data ownership; data protection; privacy; integrity
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
  • Copyright Holders
  • © 2019 The Author
  • Depositing User
  • Rebecca Ferguson