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Authors/Contributors

Caroline A. HaythornthwaiteFollow

Document Type

Conference Document

Date

3-13-2017

Keywords

Information policy; learning analytics; educational policy

Language

English

Funder

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Learning Analytics for the Social Media Age

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

Description/Abstract

Policy for learning analytics joins a stream of initiatives aimed at understanding the expanding world of information collection, storage, processing and dissemination that is being driven by computing technologies. This paper offers a information policy perspective on learning analytics, joining work by others on ethics and privacy in the management of learning analytics data [8], but extending to consider how issues play out across the information lifecycle and in the formation of policy. Drawing on principles from information policy both informs learning analytics and brings learning analytics into the information policy domain. The resulting combination can help inform policy development for educational institutions as they implement and manage learning analytics policy and practices. The paper begins with a brief summary of the information policy perspective, then addresses learning analytics with attention to various categories of consideration for policy development.

ISBN

9781450348706

Additional Information

Presented during the 7th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2017, Vancouver, Canada

Source

submission

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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This version is openly available, licensed CCBY 4.0, Attribution.

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