Two UBC students talk about how they use Connect and then watch a video that explains how Connect collects student data and generates reports that instructors can view. They express concerns about how this data is collected and about the affect that it may have on their grades. Overall, they believe that a more transparent framework needs to be established because of the potential impact of this data collection.
What do you think?
How do you feel about your data being used in a way that may impact your grades and that you may not have been aware of? Let us know in the comments.
The Blog Series
The Connect Exposed blog series documents my inquest into data collection on Blackboard Connect, the difficult process of obtaining my data from UBC, and privacy concerns around the collection of student information.