Kyle Jones and I (Michael Perry) were pleased to present “In Their Own Words: Student Perspectives on Privacy and Library Participation in Learning Analytics Initiatives,” the first emerging findings from phase one of the Data Doubles research at the 2019 Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. The paper, which can be found in the […]
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.
The research project will conduct a student-centered, three-year research agenda into student perspectives of privacy issues associated with academic library participation in learning analytics (LA) initiatives.