The model of self-sovereign identity offers tempting benefits as educational systems become increasingly global and as learning spans a lifetime.
Dr. Gerd Kortemeyer received his Diplom ("Masters") in Physics from the University of Hannover, Germany, and his Ph.D. in Physics from Michigan State University. He is Director of Educational Development and Technology at ETH Zurich and an Associate Professor of Physics Education at Michigan State University.
In institutional core data, a course boils down to one data point per learner: the grade. In course management systems, a course easily produces five orders of magnitude more data points per learner. Do we really need two worlds of learning analytics?
Digital rights management focuses on addressing intellectual property issues raised in the entertainment industry, which, unlike education, is content rather than process focused.