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Book chapter defines big data, and ‘not-so-big data', in the context of education. Next, it describes the main sources of big data for educational research, reviews some digital education related artefacts, and explores issues related to data ownership and researchers’ access to big data.
This chapter is an attempt to understand the use of Learning Analytics that advocates for analysis of these data and to understand the learning process better in terms of student engagement, pedagogy, content and assessment.
Pivotal reference source that focuses on the adoption of data mining and analysis techniques in academic institutions, examining how this collected information is utilized to improve the outcome of student learning.
Encyclopedia entry details what is involved in a holistic learning analytics framework and discusses the benefits, concerns, and challenges of learning analytics. The entry concludes by suggesting future directions of learning analytics.
This chapter investigates an ethical mechanism of organizational measurement for student learning that is based on the learning analytics gathered from various learning-related activities over an extended period of time.
Provides a thorough and engaging reference on all aspects of this field, from the theoretical dimensions of teaching online to the technological aspects of implementing online courses--with a central focus on the effective education of students.