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Analysis of students clustering results based on Moodle log data

Bovo, Angela and Sanchez, Stéphane and Héguy, Olivier and Duthen, Yves Analysis of students clustering results based on Moodle log data. (2013) In: 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining - EDM 2013, 6 July 2013 - 9 July 2013 (Memphis, Tennessee, United States).

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Abstract

This paper describes a proposal of relevant clustering features and the results of experiments using them in the context of determining students' learning behaviors by mining Moodle log data. Our clustering experiments tried to show whether there is an overall ideal number of clusters and whether the clusters show mostly qualitative or quantitative differences. They were carried out using real data obtained from various courses dispensed by a partner institute using a Moodle platform. We have compared several classic clustering algorithms on several group of students using our defined features and analysed the meaning of the clusters they produced.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Thanks to International Educational Data Mining Society. The definitive version is available at http://www.educationaldatamining.org The original PDF of the article can be found at International Educational Data Mining Society website : www.educationaldatamining.org/IEDMS/EDM2013
HAL Id:hal-01146267
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
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Deposited On:30 Apr 2015 12:32

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