Keeping an eye on learning trends

Universities are using learning analytics programs to track their students.

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Aug 08, 2016
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In the age of big data, universities are now using analytics to track the learning behaviours of their students. The goal is to be able to identify when students are likely to struggle with courses, and to reduce drop-out rates. But there are concerns data might not be anonymised, and universities may share information with third parties.

Read more at The Guardian.

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