Tag Archives: FERPA

Piazza Makes Three Significant Changes To Deal With Privacy Issues

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) 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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University Responses to Piazza: Some good, some bad, some web site changes

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) After our reporting from Nov 10 on “Popular Discussion Platform Piazza Getting Pushback For Selling Student Data”, I was invited by Piazza CEO Pooja Sankar to visit the Piazza offices. During my visit, we had … Continue reading

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Piazza Response To Blog Post On Student Privacy

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) 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 (477) 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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Empowering Students in Open Research

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) Phil and I will be writing a twice-monthly column for the Chronicle’s new Re:Learning section. In my inaugural column, “Muy Loco Parentis,” I write about how schools make data privacy decisions on behalf of the … Continue reading

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