publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

Big data and educational research

Beneito-Montagut, Roser;
Open Access English
  • Published: 14 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
Big data and data analytics offer the promise to enhance teaching and learning, improve educational research and progress education governance. This chapter aims to contribute to the conceptual and methodological understanding of big data and analytics within educational research. It describes the opportunities and challenges that big data and analytics bring to education as well as critically explore the perils of applying a data driven approach to education. Despite the claimed value of the increasing amounts of large and complex data sets and the growing interest in making sense of them there is still limited knowledge on big data and educational research. Ov...
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free text keywords: H1, HM, L1
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