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Imaginaries and materialities of education data science

Image: The .edu Ocunet, by Tim Beckhardt Ben Williamson This is¬†a talk I presented at the Nordic Educational Research Association conference at Aalborg University, Copenhagen, on 23 March 2017. Education is currently¬†being reimagined for the future. In 2016, the online … Continue reading

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Psychological surveillance and psycho-informatics in the classroom

Ben Williamson Psychology has long played a role in education by providing the expert knowledge and survey instruments required to monitor students’ attitudes, dispositions and habits of mind. Today, though, psychology is coming to play an increasingly prevalent role in … Continue reading

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Smarter, crowdsourced, super startup schools

Ben Williamson Disruptive innovation. Bleeding edge. Scalable solutions. The Uber for X. Silicon Valley is routinely ridiculed for the language of technology entrepreneurship and startup culture it has dispersed. Yet the Silicon Valley lexicon is fast becoming part of the … Continue reading

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