Why ‘Black Box’ Software Isn’t Ready to Teach College
MAY 18, 2017
That’s the argument of Candace Thille, who has a love-distrust relationship with adaptive software. Thille, an assistant professor of education at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education who previously worked in the private sector, stresses that she’s not against software companies. Algorithms will one day play a pivotal role in teaching and learning, so colleges need to pay close attention to how they work and who builds them.