Data Mining And Learning Analytics: Applications In Educational Research (Wiley Series On Methods And Applications In Data Mining)

Data Mining And Learning Analytics: Applications In Educational Research (Wiley Series On Methods And Applications In Data Mining)

Data Mining and Learning Analytics: Applications in Educational Research (Wiley Series on Methods and Applications in Data Mining)

Addresses the impacts of data mining on education and reviews applications in educational research teaching, and learning 

This book discusses the insights, challenges, issues, expectations, and practical implementation of data mining (DM) within educational mandates. Initial series of chapters offer a general overview of DM, Learning Analytics (LA), and data collection models in the context of educational research, while also defining and discussing data mining’s four guiding principles— prediction, clustering, rule association, and outlier detection. The next series of chapters showcase the pedagogical applications of Educational Data Mining (EDM) and feature case studies drawn from Business, Humanities, Health Sciences, Linguistics, and Physical Sciences education that serve to highlight the successes and some of the limitations of data mining research applications in educational settings. The remaining chapters focus exclusively on EDM’s emerging role in helping to advance educational research—from identifying at-risk students and closing socioeconomic gaps in achievement to aiding in teacher evaluation and facilitating peer conferencing. This book features contributions from international experts in a variety of fields.

  •  Includes case studies where data mining techniques have been effectively applied...

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