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Data mining technology for the evaluation of learning content interaction

Pahl, Claus (2004) Data mining technology for the evaluation of learning content interaction. International Journal on E-Learning , 3 (4). p. 47. ISSN 1537-2456

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Abstract

Interactivity is central for the success of learning. In e-learning and other educational multimedia environments, the evaluation of interaction and behaviour is particularly crucial. Data mining – a non-intrusive, objective analysis technology – shall be proposed as the central evaluation technology for the analysis of the usage of computer-based educational environments and in particular of the interaction with educational content. Basic mining techniques are reviewed and their application in a Web-based third-level course environment is illustrated. Analytic models capturing interaction aspects from the application domain (learning) and the software infrastructure (interactive multimedia) are required for the meaningful interpretation of mining results.

Item Type:Article (Published)
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:e-learning educational multimedia; evaluation; data and Web mining; interactivity; content interaction
Subjects:Computer Science > Artificial intelligence
Social Sciences > Educational technology
Computer Science > Information retrieval
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
Copyright Information:© 2004 AACE
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16530
Deposited On:06 Sep 2011 13:59 by Claus Pahl. Last Modified 06 Sep 2011 13:59

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