Data Mining and Learning Analytics: Applications in by Samira ElAtia, Donald Ipperciel, Osmar R. Za?ane

By Samira ElAtia, Donald Ipperciel, Osmar R. Za?ane

Addresses the affects of information mining on schooling and studies functions in academic learn educating, and learning 

This publication discusses the insights, demanding situations, concerns, expectancies, and functional implementation of information mining (DM) inside academic mandates. preliminary sequence of chapters supply a common evaluation of DM, studying Analytics (LA), and information assortment types within the context of academic examine, whereas additionally defining and discussing info mining’s 4 guiding rules— prediction, clustering, rule organization, and outlier detection. the following sequence of chapters exhibit the pedagogical functions of academic information Mining (EDM) and have case experiences drawn from enterprise, Humanities, wellbeing and fitness Sciences, Linguistics, and actual Sciences schooling that serve to focus on the successes and a few of the constraints of information mining learn purposes in academic settings. the rest chapters concentration completely on EDM’s rising function in assisting to increase academic research—from choosing at-risk scholars and shutting socioeconomic gaps in fulfillment to assisting in instructor review and facilitating peer conferencing. This publication beneficial properties contributions from foreign specialists in numerous fields.

  •  Includes case reviews the place information mining ideas were successfully utilized to boost instructing and learning
  • Addresses purposes of information mining in academic study, together with: social networking and schooling; coverage and laws within the school room; and identity of at-risk students
  • Explores immense Open on-line classes (MOOCs) to review the effectiveness of on-line networks in selling studying and figuring out the conversation styles between clients and students
  • Features supplementary assets together with a primer on foundational points of academic mining and studying analytics

Data Mining and studying Analytics: purposes in academic Research is written for either scientists in EDM and educators attracted to utilizing and integrating DM and l. a. to enhance schooling and develop academic research.

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As quality measures, we used fitness and the default threshold parameters of the Heuristic Miner algorithm. We applied Heuristic Miner using the ProM tool over the six previously obtained log data sets in order to discover students’ process models and workflows. We applied the algorithm to each of these logs: 1. All students (84 students) 2. Students who passed (68 students) 3. Students who failed (16 students) 4. Students assigned to Cluster 0 (22 pass and 1 fail) 5. Students assigned to Cluster 1 (39 pass and 2 fail) 6.

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4 MXML file for use with ProM. 4. This file is then used with ProM in order to do EPM. 2 Clustering Approach for Grouping Log Data We also propose an approach for using clustering as a preprocessing task for improving EPM. The traditional approach uses all event log data to disclose a process model of a student’s behavior. 5). The proposed approach used two clustering/grouping methods: 1. Manual clustering: grouping students directly using only the students’ marks on the course’s final exam. 2.

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