Reflections on Generosity of Spirit: Barriers to working in the open

So in December I used Bronwyn Hegarty’s Attributes of Open Pedagogy, along with several other documents to develop a page to use in conversation with faculty about open pedagogy. Last week, I had the opportunity to share it with a small group, and it worked really well in terms of focusing the discussion and talking … Continue reading Reflections on Generosity of Spirit: Barriers to working in the open

Predictive Analytics And Stereotype Threat

Matt Reed (aka @deandad)'s article Predictions, Probabilities, and Placebos and an ensuing twitter discussion raised some important questions about potential dangers of predictive analytics. Specifically, he links Claude Steele's stereotype threat to predictive analytics.  An ensuing twitter discussion explored the conflicting issues around using predictive analytics.  Is there a danger of predictive analytics being used in unintentionally harmful … Continue reading Predictive Analytics And Stereotype Threat