Setting the Table: Responsible Use of Student Data in Higher Education
Martin Kurzweil and Mitchell Stevens in EDUCAUSE Review
Martin Kurzweil and Mitchell Stevens published “Setting the Table: Responsible Use of Student Data in Higher Education” in the May/June 2018 issue of EDUCAUSE Review. As they note, “Rapid movement at the cutting edge of edtech has far outpaced changes in the laws, institutional policies, and ethical frameworks that were crafted to inform responsible use of educational information in the twentieth century. This makes for a jarring recognition, but also an opportunity to revisit and rearticulate guiding ideals of responsible academic practice.”
The paper draws on Ithaka S+R and Stanford University’s earlier project to develop principles for the responsible use of student data.
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