Do edtech apps keep student data safe?

Times Higher Education | January 13, 2020

From in-class polling tools to university-wide learning management systems, software applications – apps – are ubiquitous on campuses nowadays. By collecting and crunching data from staff and students, these programs play a key role in supporting students and helping the modern university run smoothly. These data, however, can be highly sensitive – and very valuable. Add the fact that many of these apps are created by third-party companies and you have, some believe, a ticking data protection time bomb that threatens to upend pedagogical partnerships for the sake of private profit.

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