As Big-Data Companies Come to Teaching, a Pioneer Issues a Warning

Noah Berger for The Chronicle

Candace Thille, an education researcher at Stanford U.'s Lytics Lab, says colleges should be careful about letting companies shape the use of big data for learning.
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Candace M. Thille helped kick-start the move to bring big data to college teaching.

She has founded the Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University, won millions of dollars in grants, and been a fixture on the lecture circuit about the...

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