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Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
Digital platforms are routinely used in universities to support teaching and learning, but they can also challenge academic freedom and intellectual property (IP) rights. In our new report for Education International, ‘Behind the platforms: Safeguarding intellectual property rights and academic freedom in Higher Education’ , we reviewed the landscape of edtech platforms used in higher education (HE) to facilitate learning and assessment, closely examining their terms of use and privacy policies to make sense of the challenges they pose to academic freedom and intellectual property.

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