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ERIC Number: EJ1058549
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0579
Using Big (and Critical) Data to Unmask Inequities in Community Colleges
Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia
New Directions for Institutional Research, n163 p43-57 2014
This chapter presents various definitions of big data and examines some of the assumptions regarding the value and power of big data, especially as it relates to issues of equity in community colleges. Finally, this chapter ends with a discussion of the opportunities and challenges of using big data, critically, for institutional researchers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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