LAK15 – Ethics and Privacy in Learning Analytics (#EP4LA) Workshop


The deadline for submissions to our workshop at LAK15 (16-20 March Poughkeepsie, NY) closes on Friday 30th January 2015. The workshop aims to raise awareness of major ethics and privacy issues and to develop practical solutions for learning analytics researchers and practitioners. More details on how to take part are available here.



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