A learning analytics approach to correlate the academic achievements of students with interaction data from an educational simulator

M. Vahdat, L. Oneto, D. Anguita, M. Funk, M. Rauterberg

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This paper presents a Learning Analytics approach for understanding the learning behavior of students while interacting with Technology Enhanced Learning tools. In this work we show that it is possible to gain insight into the learning processes of students from their interaction data. We base our study on data collected through six laboratory sessions where first-year students of Computer Engineering at the University of Genoa were using a digital electronics simulator. We exploit Process Mining methods to investigate and compare the learning processes of students. For this purpose, we measure the understandability of their process models through a complexity metric. Then we compare the various clusters of students based on their academic achievements. The results show that the measured complexity has positive correlation with the final grades of students and negative correlation with the difficulty of the laboratory sessions. Consequently, complexity of process models can be used as an indicator of variations of student learning paths.

Originele taal-2Engels
TitelDesign for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World : 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2015, Toledo, Spain, September 15–18, 2015 : Proceedings
RedacteurenG. Conole, T. Klobucar, C. Rensing, J. Konert, E. Lavoue
Plaats van productieCham
UitgeverijSpringer
Pagina's352-366
Aantal pagina's15
ISBN van elektronische versie978-3-319-24258-3
ISBN van geprinte versie9783319242576
DOI's
StatusGepubliceerd - 2015
Evenement10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2015), September 15-18, 2015, Toledo, Spain - Toledo, Spanje
Duur: 15 sep 201518 sep 2015
http://ectel2015.httc.de/index.php?id=704

Publicatie series

NaamLNCS
UitgeverijSpringer
Volume9307
ISSN van geprinte versie0302-9743
ISSN van elektronische versie1611-3349

Congres

Congres10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2015), September 15-18, 2015, Toledo, Spain
Verkorte titelEC-TEL 2015
LandSpanje
StadToledo
Periode15/09/1518/09/15
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Vahdat, M., Oneto, L., Anguita, D., Funk, M., & Rauterberg, M. (2015). A learning analytics approach to correlate the academic achievements of students with interaction data from an educational simulator. In G. Conole, T. Klobucar, C. Rensing, J. Konert, & E. Lavoue (editors), Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World : 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2015, Toledo, Spain, September 15–18, 2015 : Proceedings (blz. 352-366). (LNCS; Vol. 9307). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24258-3_26
Vahdat, M. ; Oneto, L. ; Anguita, D. ; Funk, M. ; Rauterberg, M. / A learning analytics approach to correlate the academic achievements of students with interaction data from an educational simulator. Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World : 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2015, Toledo, Spain, September 15–18, 2015 : Proceedings. redacteur / G. Conole ; T. Klobucar ; C. Rensing ; J. Konert ; E. Lavoue. Cham : Springer, 2015. blz. 352-366 (LNCS).
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Vahdat, M, Oneto, L, Anguita, D, Funk, M & Rauterberg, M 2015, A learning analytics approach to correlate the academic achievements of students with interaction data from an educational simulator. in G Conole, T Klobucar, C Rensing, J Konert & E Lavoue (redactie), Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World : 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2015, Toledo, Spain, September 15–18, 2015 : Proceedings. LNCS, vol. 9307, Springer, Cham, blz. 352-366, 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2015), September 15-18, 2015, Toledo, Spain, Toledo, Spanje, 15/09/15. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24258-3_26

A learning analytics approach to correlate the academic achievements of students with interaction data from an educational simulator. / Vahdat, M.; Oneto, L.; Anguita, D.; Funk, M.; Rauterberg, M.

Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World : 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2015, Toledo, Spain, September 15–18, 2015 : Proceedings. redactie / G. Conole; T. Klobucar; C. Rensing; J. Konert; E. Lavoue. Cham : Springer, 2015. blz. 352-366 (LNCS; Vol. 9307).

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Vahdat M, Oneto L, Anguita D, Funk M, Rauterberg M. A learning analytics approach to correlate the academic achievements of students with interaction data from an educational simulator. In Conole G, Klobucar T, Rensing C, Konert J, Lavoue E, redacteurs, Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World : 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2015, Toledo, Spain, September 15–18, 2015 : Proceedings. Cham: Springer. 2015. blz. 352-366. (LNCS). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24258-3_26