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JAER > Volume 6, Number 1, February 2021

The Role of Learning Analytic in Education Reform

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DOI: 10.22606/jaer.2021.61004

Author(s)
Ruihong Dai
Affiliation(s)
Wenzhou Polytechnic, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, 325000, China
Abstract
In year 2009, the nascent research community of Educational Data Mining (EDM) has been found to continually and increasingly grow. Now the education data mining has become popular and deeply studied in all universities. Specially, in United Kingdom, United State, Canada, they held several conferences annually on learning analytic discussion, which is related with Educational Data Mining. Learning analytics refers to the collection of large volume of data about students in an educational setting and to analyze the data to predict the students' future performance, identify risk and provide recommendations for improvement. LA is an increasingly emerging field, it is necessary for higher education stakeholders to become more familiar with the issues related to LA's use in education. Such a paper provides a brief introduction, methods and benefits, and challenges of LA.
Keywords
learning analytic, educational data mining, method and benefits
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