A recent article suggests that open science may be irreconcilable with anonymous data, requiring a reconsideration of how we protect privacy in educational data.
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August 17, 2014
August 10, 2014
Ricarose Roque and colleagues at MIT's Lifelong Kindergarten Lab have released lesson plans and materials for a five workshop series introducing kids and parents into computing and maker culture.
June 20, 2014
Last week, a group from a diverse set of higher education institutions released a first draft of the Asilomar Convention, a document attempting to guide ethical decision-making in advancing higher education research. The Convention was composed by researchers, administrators, privacy advocates and o...
May 30, 2014
An explanation of how HarvardX and MITx release a de-identified dataset for other researchers to use.
May 26, 2014
Mica Pollack and her colleagues from UCSD share new research about the importance of teachers in blended learning environments that highlights the strengths and limits of online tools.
March 30, 2014
By taking massive stores of data and removing most nuance and complexity, researchers examining Udacity, edX, Google Course Builder, and Khan Academy conclusively demonstrate the obvious: that effort in online courses predicts achievement.
March 11, 2014
A review of the new e-book Teaching in the Connected Classroom from the National Writing Project and Digital Media and Learning Hub.
February 24, 2014
Interactive visualizations that allow viewers to explore data related to enrollment, certification, geography, and demography in HarvardX and MITx courses.
February 10, 2014
A review of of danah boyd's recent book, the result of 10 years of research on the social lives of teens and the Internet, plus an opportunity to discuss the book with us on Friday, February 14th.
January 28, 2014
A recent report from Project Information Literacy identifies the challenges that college freshmen face as they tackle their first major research projects.