Category Archives: Policy

Piazza Makes Three Significant Changes To Deal With Privacy Issues

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) For those following the Piazza privacy issues, we have a new update where the company has made three significant changes in their response to privacy concerns from several universities. They are now using true opt-in for … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper Into CCSF Story: $39 million for non-usage of LMS not really about DE

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) When I wrote my initial post on Tuesday about the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) having to repay the state $39 million for non-usage of LMS, there was one number that kept bugging me. We’re … Continue reading

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Analytics Literacy is a Major Limiter of Ed Tech Growth

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1097) Whatever else you think of the election, it has been the mother of all teachable moments for many of us. It has raised questions about what we thought we knew about our democracy, our neighbors, … Continue reading

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Piazza Response To Blog Post On Student Privacy

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Based on Thursday’s blog post “Popular Discussion Platform Piazza Getting Pushback For Selling Student Data”, Piazza’s CEO Pooja Sankar invited me to meet at their offices Friday afternoon. Given the nature of Thursday’s post, I … Continue reading

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Popular Discussion Platform Piazza Getting Pushback For Selling Student Data

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Piazza is a collaborative question-and-answer platform that is “completely free” and can easily integrate into an institutional LMS, or in some cases replace the LMS. In our interviews for e-Literate TV, we have heard several … Continue reading

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