The Data Doubles team has concluded its activities. Final documents and the recording of the summary webinar are now available.
The Data Doubles team is proud to announce that our paper “‘We’re Being Tracked at All Times’: Student Perspectives of Their Privacy in Relation to Learning Analytics in Higher Education”, published in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, received the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) University Library Stephen J. Wiberley Jr. Faculty […]
As promised, we continue to update our OSF project space with more materials for others to use in their research on students privacy and learning analytics. We just added three new bibliographies.
Kyle Jones, a collaborator on the Data Doubles project, has published three new peer-reviewed journal articles in recent months. Each article addresses various aspects of student privacy in relation to emerging learning analytics practices.
Data Doubles team member Kristin Briney recently published the article “Data Management Practices in Academic Library Learning Analytics: A Critical Review” in the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. The article takes a critical look at the data practices in published learning analytics studies from academic libraries. While there are several publications about the ethics […]
The beginnings of the Data Doubles project began with the team’s collaborative work on a SPEC Kit survey for the Association of Research Libraries. The team is happy to announce that the SPEC Kit is now published and an informative webinar is upcoming.
American Libraries has a new article about learning analytics, the collection of data for use in enhancing learning environments, and its potential perils. Though universities have been compiling statistics on students for some time now, such as with retention and residency rates, learning analytics explore a new frontier.