Donald Clark Plan B: When Big Data goes bad: 6 epic fails

Donald once again in brilliant form cracking open a bunch of academic memes that still pervade the education system and have way too much influence on those that fund it. Especially good on challenging the awful data underlying standardization and comparisons like university league tables and PISA scores on which governments and journalists thrive.

 

Address of the bookmark: http://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/when-big-data-goes-bad-6-epic-fails.html

I am a professional learner, employed as a Full Professor at Athabasca University, where I research lots of things broadly in the area of learning and technology and teach mainly in the School of Computing & Information Systems, of which I am the Chair. I am married, with two grown-up children, and live in beautiful Vancouver.

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