Foundations of Science

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 377–380

Neo-liberal Reform and the Big Data University


DOI: 10.1007/s10699-015-9446-7

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Selinger, E. Found Sci (2017) 22: 377. doi:10.1007/s10699-015-9446-7


Andrew Feenberg has taken issue with the “neo-liberal agenda” that is currently guiding how far too many universities both conceptualize and use “educational technology.” In this article, I expand the scope of his critical discussion to include analysis of contemporary higher education initiatives that capitalize on big data.


Student privacy Big data Surveillance Scientism Autonomy 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.RochesterUSA

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