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Wednesday, May 20 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Ethical Considerations for Learning Data

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Ensuring that learning data is used ethically is a critical consideration for academic institutions and a responsibility for EdTech providers. In this session, we will discuss recent concerns and emergent frameworks for ensuring that data is used responsibly and within both legal and ethical constraints. Building from recently published work on this topic, we will discuss what we see as unproductive trends and approaches that could address these concerns with rigor and responsibility.

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John Fritz

Asst. Vice President, Instructional Design and New Media, University of Maryland Baltimore County
John Fritz is Associate Vice President for Instructional Technology in UMBC's Division of Information Technology. He is responsible for UMBC's focused efforts in teaching, learning and technology, learning analytics and user support. John holds a Ph.D in Language, Literacy and Culture... Read More →
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John Whitmer

Senior Director, Data Science and Analytics, ACT
John is the Senior Director for Data Science and Analytics for ACT, Inc. In this role, he leads a team of data scientists, psychometricians, and learning analytics researchers to conduct foundational research and to develop operational algorithms. These algorithms are embedded within... Read More →


Wednesday May 20, 2020 1:30pm - 2:00pm MDT