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EDUCAUSE 2019 Poster Session

Data analytics is spreading fast on campus, affecting the teaching and research missions of institutions. Vendors and advocates have promoted the benefits of analytics, artificial intelligence, and algorithms. However, there has been limited discussion of the possible downsides for privacy, equity and control over infrastructure.

Strategic Response to Data Analytics

We are at a critical juncture where there is a pressing need for the academic community – individually and collectively – to make thoughtful and deliberate decisions about what and whom to support – and under what terms and conditions. These decisions will determine who ultimately controls the research and education process; and whether we meaningfully address inequities created by legacy players or simply recreate them in new ways.

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Download SPARC Landscape Analysis to explore how research and education publishers are moving into data analytics, the potential implications for academic institutions, and actions that institutions can take.

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