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In traditional school-based learning, attendance was regarded as a proxy for engagement and key indicator for performance. However, few studies have explored the effect of in-class attendance in technology-enhanced courses that are increasingly provided by secondary institutions. This study collected n = 367 undergraduate students' log files from M...
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Game Learning Analytics comprise the collection, analysis, and visualization of players’ interactions with serious games. The information gathered from these analytics can help both to improve serious games and to better understand players’ actions and strategies, as well as to improve players’ assessment. However, the application of analytics is a...
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Learning Analytics is a field that measures, analyses, and reports data about students and their contexts to understand/improve learning and the place in which it occurs. Educational institutions have different motivations to use Learning Analytics . Some want to improve students' outcomes or optimize their educational technology and reduce the dro...
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Monitoring and guiding multiple groups of students in face-to-face collaborative work is a demanding task which could possibly be alleviated with the use of a technological assistant in the form of learning analytics. However, it is still unclear whether teachers would indeed trust, understand, and use such analytics in their classroom practice and...
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The use of learning analytics (LA) is growing in popularity. In this chapter, we discuss how this trend has reshaped the landscape of STEM education in terms of data collection, analysis, and interpretation. We first synthesize the use of learning analytics in STEM contexts with the primary aim of understanding how and in what ways learning analyti...
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This study investigated the relations between students’ self-reported perceptions of the blended learning environment, their observed online learning strategies, and their academic learning outcomes. The participants were 310 undergraduates enrolled in an introductory course on computer systems in an Australian metropolitan university. A Likert-sca...
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Online Judge (OJ) is an important aid for programming learning that can help students evaluate learning effects in real-time, while teachers can adjust practice tasks in time according to the records of the tool. With these advantages, OJ shows great value for promoting teaching and learning in programming. The existing OJ system usually only provi...
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This study examines the effects of using learning analytics (LA) in a mobile-based learning setting on students' self-regulated learning (SRL) skills, motivations, and academic achievements. For this objective, a mobile-based learning setting has been designed within the scope of the research, and LA and student data have been analyzed. The study w...
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Van docenten wordt verwacht dat zij gedifferentieerd onderwijs verzorgen. Leerlinggegevens uit digitale oefenprogramma's zouden hierbij kunnen helpen, maar daarvoor is een zekere mate van docentprofessionalisering vereist. In dit project werd op vijf scholen door een docentenontwerpteam een professionaliseringstraject ontworpen. Deze werden vervolg...
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Low engagement in online learning is a well-known issue that is reported by both instructors and students alike. This issue has unfortunately been exacerbated by Covid-19’s forced remote learning state. Active learning techniques such as role-playing and simulation, as well as gamification elements such as autonomy and choice have both been associa...
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Low engagement in online learning is a well-known issue that is reported by both instructors and students alike. This issue has unfortunately been exacerbated by Covid-19’s forced remote learning state. Active learning techniques such as role-playing and simulation, as well as gamification elements such as autonomy and choice have both been associa...
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Simulation‐based learning provides students with unique opportunities to develop key procedural and teamwork skills in close‐to‐authentic physical learning and training environments. Yet, assessing students' performance in such situations can be challenging and mentally exhausting for teachers. Multimodal learning analytics can support the assessme...
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The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to explore factors affecting faculty members’ motivation to use learning analytics (LA) to improve their teaching. In the quantitative phase, 107 faculty members completed an online survey about their motivation to use LA. The results showed that cost, utility, attainment value, and competence all predict...
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With the rapid development of educational data mining and learning analytics, this study tries to make sense of education data and improve teachers’ competence and teaching experience. In recent years, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have become the first choice of online learning for tens of millions of people around the world. However, the dr...
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Self-regulated learning (SRL) integrates monitoring and controlling of cognitive, affective, metacognitive, and motivational processes during learning in pursuit of goals. Researchers have begun using multimodal data (e.g., concurrent verbalizations, eye movements, on-line behavioral traces, facial expressions, screen recordings of learner-system i...
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Studies reported that if teachers can accurately predict students’ follow-up learning effects via data mining and other means, as per their current performances, and explore the difficulty level of students’ mastery of future-related courses in advance, it will help improve students’ scores in future exams. Although educational data mining and lear...
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Videos created with the hands of teachers filmed have been perceived as useful educational resource for students of Physics in undergraduate courses. In previous works, we analyzed the students’ perception about educational videos by asking them about their experiences. In this work, we analyze the same facts, but from a learning analytics perspect...
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This research examined the effect of learning analytics (LA) on students’ metacognitive awareness and academic achievement in an online learning environment. In this study, a mixed methods approach was used and applied as a quasi-experimental design. The results of LA were sent to students weekly in LA group (experimental group) via learning system...
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Well-designed online courses enhance learning experiences and allow effective development of learners' skills and knowledge. A critical factor contributing to the design of online courses in the higher education settings are well-defined learning objectives that align with course assessments and learning activities. While there are several introspe...
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Due to the interaction of hardware, software, and electronics, modular robotics is a multidimensional field aiming to create autonomous systems that can sense their environment to achieve certain goals or tasks. We can support creative problem solving (CPS) with the use of educational robots in ill-defined problem-solving tasks. The analysis of CPS...
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Lay Description What is already known about this topic? Learning design (LD) is the pedagogic process used in teaching/learning that leads to the creation and sequencing of learning activities and the environment in which it occurs. Learning analytics (LA) is the measurement, collection, analysis & reporting of data about learners and their contex...
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Developing communication skills in collaborative contexts is of special interest for educational institutions, since these skills are crucial to forming competent professionals for today’s world. New and accessible technologies open a way to analyze collaborative activities in face-to-face and non-face-to-face situations, where collaboration and st...
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The diversity and advance of information, communication, and analytical technologies and their increasing adoption to assist instruction and learning give rise to various technology-driven conferences (e.g., artificial intelligence in education) in educational technology. Previous reviews on educational technology commonly focused on journal articl...
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E-learning preparedness in higher education is an important aspect that determines students' interaction behaviors within online learning environments. This study is primarily motivated by the growing evidence pointing to the importance of constructing fair and unbiased learning analytics in higher education. The primary goal of this study was to e...
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Affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the way adolescents receive their education has changed drastically from offline classrooms to online digital space. Despite the benefits of digital devices, we must also be cautious of the possible negative impacts of using digital devices excessively. In this study, we proposed a smart planning course to support...
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Achieving fluency in arithmetic operations is vital if students are to develop mathematical creativity and critical thinking abilities. Nevertheless, a substantial body of literature has demonstrated that students are struggling to develop such skills, due to the absence of appropriate instructional support or motivation. A proposed solution to tac...
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Simulation-based training (SBT) programs are commonly employed by organizations to train individuals and teams for effective workplace cognitive and psychomotor skills in a broad range of applications. Distributed cognition has become a popular cognitive framework for the design and evaluation of these SBT environments, with structured methodologie...
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Background Data‐driven educational technology solutions have the potential to support teachers in different tasks, such as the designing and orchestration of collaborative learning activities. When designing, such solutions can improve teacher understanding of how learning designs impact student learning and behaviour; and guide them to refine and...
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Working with big data using data mining tools is rapidly becoming a trend in education industry. The combination of the current capacity to collect, store, manage and process data in a timely manner, and data from online educational platforms represents an unprecedented opportunity for educational institutes, learners, educators, and researchers. I...
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Working with big data using data mining tools is rapidly becoming a trend in education industry. The combination of the current capacity to collect, store, manage and process data in a timely manner, and data from online educational platforms represents an unprecedented opportunity for educational institutes, learners, educators, and researchers. I...
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Visual learning analytics (VLA) tools and technologies enable the meaningful exchange of information between educational data and teachers. This allows teachers to create meaningful groups of students based on possible collaboration and productive discussions. VLA tools also allow a better understanding of students’ educational demands. Finding sim...
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The proposed book will be divided into two sections. The first section will incorporate theory-based papers that will provide comprehensive rationales for the use of advanced digital technologies in CALL that are informed by developments in contemporary SLA research. The second section will focus on learner-based implementation studies. Chapters wi...
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Background Hyper‐video technology allows reflection on learning materials by writing personal notes and by interactions with lecturers and peers through shared posts and replies. While research shows that integrating hyper‐videos in educational systems can promote the learning processes and outcomes, an open question remains regarding its actual ut...
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This study investigates to what extent there is an association between students’ self-reported perceptions of online learning and observed online learning behaviors recorded by the learning analytic data. The participants were 319 undergraduates studying an engineering course in an Australian university. Data analyses were conducted using cluster a...
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Nowadays, it becomes of paramount societal importance to support many frail-prone groups in our society (elderly, patients with neurodegenerative diseases, etc.) to remain socially and physically active, maintain their quality of life, and avoid their loss of autonomy. Once older people enter the prefrail stage, they are already likely to experienc...
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Learning analytics, referring to the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of data about learners and their contexts in order to optimize learning and the environments in which it occurs, is proving to be a powerful approach for understanding and improving science learning. However, few studies focused on leveraging learning analytics to...
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Background Instructor scaffolding is proved to be an effective means to improve collaborative learning quality, but empirical research indicates discrepancies about the effect of instructor scaffoldings on collaborative programming. Few studies have used multimodal learning analytics (MMLA) to comprehensively analyze the collaborative programming p...
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Absenteeism and early school leaving (ESL) constitute two main problems in education with a significant impact on adolescents’ life. Early leavers from education and training may face considerable difficulties in the labor market later as adults. Motivated by the necessity of minimizing this phenomenon, we developed a novel application that uses bi...
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While the scholarship on computer-mediated communication (CMC) can be described as a diverse field of study, with a variety of niche areas and transdisciplinary domains, one of the main recurring research practices within the field involves analytic examinations of digital discourse (Vásquez, 2022). These examinations generally include qualitative...
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Background Academic dishonesty (AD) and trustworthy assessment (TA) are fundamental issues in the context of an online assessment. However, little systematic work currently exists on how researchers have explored AD and TA issues in online assessment practice. Objectives Hence, this research aimed at investigating the latest findings regarding AD...
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Student retention is an essential measurement metric in education, indicated by retention rates, which are accumulated as students re-enroll from one academic year to the next. High retention rates can be obtained if institutions aim to provide appropriate support and teaching methods among the various practices to prevent students from deferring t...
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A prevailing trend in CSCL literature has been to study of students' participatory roles. The majority of existing studies examine a single collaborative task or, at most, a complete course. This study aims to investigate the presence-or the lack thereof-of a more enduring disposition that drives student participation patterns across courses. Based...
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This study reports part of a larger study that explores three technologies—Padlet, video-embedded quizzes and Google docs and their effectiveness for enhancing pre-service teachers’ (PSTs) learning engagement in online mathematics education. The data reported in this study are a survey, learning analytics and observation data. We found that Padlet...
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Research methods, including those of a quantitative nature, are an important part of preservice teacher training in Finland. However, quantitative research methods are considered challenging, often feared, and even hated among preservice teachers. This may be due to previous negative experiences and emotions associated with their use, which also in...
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The new educational models such as smart learning environments use of digital and context‐aware devices to facilitate the learning process. In this new educational scenario, a huge quantity of multimodal students' data from a variety of different sources can be captured, fused, and analyze. It offers to researchers and educators a unique opportunit...
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The use of advanced data analytics to supplement physical science for improving system performance and decision making is referred to as smart manufacturing. With the widespread deployment of sensors and the Internet of Things, there is a growing need to manage big manufacturing data that is high in volume, velocity, and variety. Deep learning anal...
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An overarching mission of the educational assessment community today is strengthening the connection between assessment and learning. To support this effort, researchers draw variously on developments across technology, analytic methods, assessment design frameworks, research in learning domains, and cognitive, social, and situated psychology. The...
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Collaborative learners share an experience when focusing on a task together and coevally influence each other’s emotions and motivations. Continuous emotional synchronization relates to how learners co-regulate their cognitive resources, especially regarding their joint attention and transactive discourse. “Being in-sync” then refers to multiple em...
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a type of Learning Management Systems (LMSs), but it seems that the influence of the instructor in these systems is minimal or simply lacking. These systems present the learning content and materials to all learners attending the course in the same way and fail to offer individualized instruction that recogni...
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The steady increase in use of online educational tools and services has led to a large amount of educational video materials made available for students to watch. Finding the right video content is usually supported by the overarching learning management system and its user interface that organizes various video items by course, categories and week...
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Procrastination, the irrational delay of tasks, is a common occurrence in online learning. Potential negative consequences include higher risk of drop-outs, increased stress, and reduced mood. Due to the rise of learning management systems and learning analytics, indicators of such behavior can be detected, enabling predictions of future procrastin...
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This study seeks to explore if student behaviour can be changed using social modelling, specifically to increase usage of a learning management system (LMS), and whether any such increased LMS usage leads to higher student grades. After years of research into learning analytics, exploring which indicator can best predict student performance, with h...
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IoT-based multimodal learning analytics promises to obtain an in-depth understanding of the learning process. It provides the insights for not only the explicit learning indicators but also the implicit attributes of learners, based on which further potential learning support can be timely provided in both physical and cyber world accordingly. In t...
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The use of computerized formative assessments in K–12 classrooms has yielded valuable data that can be utilized by learning analytics (LA) systems to produce actionable insights for teachers and other school-based professionals. For example, LA systems utilizing computerized formative assessments can be used for monitoring students’ progress in rea...
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The world has reached the threshold of an absolute overhaul and reconfiguration of society and workplaces. The transformation is being caused by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which is changing every facet of life including education. The revolution is epitomised by breakthroughs in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, biotech...
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This research aims to investigate the possible usefulness of a student's seat location data on learning attitude and performance. Seat location research has been conducted in various research areas, but there are no cohesive findings. This research considered the usefulness of seat location information with learning analytics, specifically analyzin...
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Ebner, Martin & Schön, Sandra (2022). Learning Analytics at the Austrian MOOC platform: Developments and Experiences from iMooX.at. Presentation at NLASI 2022 (Nordic Learning Analytics (Summer) Institute 2022), 14.6.2022, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become widespread all around the world since their conceptualization, both in terms of the number of students enrolled and the number of courses available. Some issues or learner needs in these environments, such as accreditation, quality of assessment and scaffolding for left-behind learners, have also surf...
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The ubiquitous devices and technologies to support teachers and students in a learning environment include the Internet of things (IoT), learning analytics (LA), augmented or virtual reality (AR/VR), ubiquitous learning environment (ULE), and wearables. However, most of these solutions are obtrusive, with substantial infrastructure costs and pseudo...
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Learning to read is a vital skill to function in society. Unfortunately, an increasing part of Dutch adolescents have such poor reading skills that they risk becoming functionally illiterate as adults (Gubbels et al., 2019). As such, the issue of improving reading education should be addressed as early in children’s lives as possible. Personalised...
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Assessing the status of malaria transmission in endemic areas becomes increasingly challenging as countries approach elimination and infections become rare. Here, we evaluated the use of multiplex antibody response data to malaria-specific antigens to classify recent and historical infections of differentially exposed populations in three provinces...