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:

I am a professional learner, employed as a Full Professor and Associate Dean, Learning & Assessment, at Athabasca University, where I research lots of things broadly in the area of learning and technology, and I teach mainly in the School of Computing & Information Systems. I am a proud Canadian, though I was born in the UK. I am married, with two grown-up children, and three growing-up grandchildren. We all live in beautiful Vancouver.

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