The use of big data and analytics to predict student success presents unique ethical questions for higher education administrators relating to the nature of knowledge; in education, "to know" entails an obligation to act on behalf of the student. The Potter Box framework can help administrators address these questions and provide a framework for action.
Date of this Version
Willis, James E. III, "Ethics, Big Data, and Analytics: A Model for Application." (2013). Teaching and Learning Technologies Publications. Paper 1.