Emerging Technologies and Learning Innovation in the New Learning Ecosystem

  • Helene FournierEmail author
  • Heather Molyneaux
  • Rita Kop
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 111)


This paper highlights a decade of research by the National Research Council in the area of Personal Learning Environments, including MOOCs and learning in networked environments. The value of data analytics, algorithms, and machine learning is explored in more depth, as well as challenges in using personal learning data to automate the learning process, the use of personal learning data in educational data mining (EDM), and important ethics and privacy issues around networked learning environments.


Personal Learning Environments Data analytics Algorithms Machine learning Ethics and privacy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research Council CanadaMonctonCanada
  2. 2.National Research Council CanadaFrederictonCanada
  3. 3.Yorkville UniversityFrederictonCanada

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