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A decision support system to improve e-learning environments

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A decision support system to improve e-learning environments
Nowadays, due to the lack of face-to-face contact, distance course instructors have real difficulties knowing who their students are, how their students behave in the virtual course, what difficulties they find, what probability they have of passing the subject, in short, they need to have feedback which helps them to improve the learning-teaching process. Although most Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) offer a reporting tool, in general, these do not show a clear vision of each student's academic progression. In this work, we propose a decision making system which helps instructors to answer these and other questions using data mining techniques applied to data from LCMSs databases. The goal of this system is that instructors do not require data mining knowledge, they only need to request a pattern or model, interpret the result and take the educational actions which they consider necessary. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.2.8 Database Applications: data mining Gen...
Marta E. Zorrilla, Diego García, Elena &Aac
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where EDBTW
Authors Marta E. Zorrilla, Diego García, Elena Álvarez
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