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Big Data in Education
The digital future of learning, policy and practice



© 2017 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Big data has the power to transform education and educational research. Governments, researchers and commercial companies are only beginning to understand the potential that big data offers in informing policy ideas, contributing to the development of new educational tools and innovative ways of conducting research.

This cutting-edge overview explores the current state-of-play, looking at big data and the related topic of computer code to examine the implications for education and schooling for today and the near future.

Key topics include:

·         The role of learning analytics and educational data science in schools

·         A critical appreciation of code, algorithms and infrastructures

·         The rise of ‘cognitive classrooms’, and the practical application of computational algorithms to learning environments

·         Important digital research methods issues for researchers

This is essential reading for anyone studying or working in today's education environment!

 
Introduction
 
Conceptualizing digital data
 
Software, code and algorithms
 
Digital Education Governance
 
The Social Life of Education Data Science
 
The CompPsy Complex
 
Rewiring Brains
 
Making and Coding Cultures
 
Conclusion
 
References

Sample Materials & Chapters

Big Data in Education - Chapter 1


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