Challenges of Big Data in Education

How can educators use effectively use big data, and what can be accomplished with it? What are the downsides and challenges of big data, if any?

To start with, what is big data as it applies to education? Big data in education can refer to the use of data to analyze what educational tools do and do not improve learning, which personalized learning approaches work for which types of students, and the most effective settings for testing, to name a few.

Author: Sarah Smith


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