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Going Small: Breaking Up the Myth of Big Data

Forbes contributor and Temple University professor Jordan Shapiro will moderate a discussion around why "big data" is an overhyped, misleading term in education, why targeted analytics remain the real driver in improving learning, and why educators should consider adopting the term "small data." They will argue that “small data,” can deliver actionable insights and transform the industry today.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Provide a meaningful definition of "small data" and how it is more effective for educators today than "big data"
  2. Explain why the education industry has not yet reached its "big data" moment and what needs to be done in order to get there
  3. Address privacy implications when it comes to data analytics in the classroom



Brian Belardi, Director of Media Relations, McGraw-Hill Education

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