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Big Educational Data Science

Simon Buckingham Shum, Friday 9 Nov 2012

I was at Stanford University recently as a member of the Big Educational Data Science affinity group, charged with roadmapping the field of Learning Analytics.

Convened by Prof. Roy Pea, and funded by the Gates Foundation and MacArthur Foundation, this group comprises a great mix of academics, education entrepreneurs, dot-coms, data science experts and technologists.

A series of reports next summer will sketch the emerging contours that we see defining the new field of Learning Analytics, and the skillsets needed for the new generation of Big Educational Data Scientists.

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