Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money

Watters, Audrey

Audrey Watters, a leading freelance writer in the education field and author of the blog Hack Education, gave a talk on "(Student) Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money." She examined "student data as the new oil" — the metaphor and the money behind education data and learning analytics becoming prevalent in discussions around MOOCs and online learning. A. Maurice Matiz, CCNMTL's Director, introduced the talk.



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Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning
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October 1, 2014