Data describing instructional interactions may be applied to a wide variety of goals. Educational organizations should be clear and explicit about what goals they seek to pursue through the applied use of data. Organizations should develop clear and explicit messages to students and instructors about data applications and provide students and instructors with opportunities for inquiry and redress of potential misuse.

Sharon Slade (Open University UK) and Emily Schneider (Stanford) summarize relevant discussion at the 2016 convening.  A white paper by Sharon Slade (Open University UK) offers fuller explication.

  Slade & Schneider
on “Application” Strand
  Slade white paper