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My Co-Authored Article on Information Ethics and Learning Analytics Published

Alan Rubel and I recently co-authored an article, which was just published in The Information Society. The article considers a number of what we call “narrow” or tractable information ethics issues related to learning analytics, as well as one “wider” concern regarding the larger values of higher education. In the abstract, we write: [L]earning analytics presents […]

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Article Published on Emerging Roles for Librarians in MOOCs

I’m happy to announce that a co-authored article of mine was recently published in the Journal of Library and Information Services in Distance Learning.  This articles adds to a number of previously published pieces I wrote with Michael Stephens, with whom I co-taught our Fall 2013 massive open online course (MOOC) for library and information science professionals.  You […]

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New Article To Be Published in The Information Society – Student Privacy in Learning Analytics: An Information Ethics Perspective

It’s my pleasure to announce that The Information Society journal has accepted an article I co-authored with Alan Rubel, who is an assistant professor at UW-Madison’s School of Library and Information Studies.  You can access the full article at SSRN. Should you want to cite the article, please use the following citation: Rubel, A. & Jones, K. […]

New Article Published in JELIS

It’s my pleasure to announce the publication of a new article in the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, which I co-authored with Michael Stephens.  This piece stems from research into The Hyperlinked Library MOOC that I co-taught with Michael in the fall of 2013.  Findings within the article reveal interesting themes regarding the potential for library and information science programs […]

Questions of Data Ownership on Campus

EDUCAUSE Review Online just published a piece I co-authored with John Thomson and Kim Arnold.  Our central thesis boils down to a not-so-simple question: Who owns student data?  Our goal was not to answer the question, but to start the conversation in earnest, especially given the data-rich environment of most higher education institutions and an ever-increasing interest in […]