Making Educational Technology Work For Everyone

Making Educational Technology Work For Everyone

Group News posted in on 3 August 2017| comments
audience: Carnegie Mellon University - PGDC | last updated: 3 August 2017

Carnegie Mellon University's Amy Ogan is aiming to close the academic opportunity gap with technology.

For the last nine months, Ogan has been leading a working group that is reviewing published research to better understand how educational technologies could perpetuate the differences between students who come from privileged backgrounds and those who are less fortunate rather than resolve it.

"It's exciting to me to think about the ways we can use technology beneficially rather than just giving further advantages to a group that already has them," said Ogan, assistant professor of human-computer interaction.

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