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Data mining and education
Kenneth Koedinger
An emerging field of educational data mining (EDM) is building on and contributing to a wide variety of disciplines through analysis of data coming from various educational technologies. EDM researchers are addressing questions of cognition, metacognition, motivation, affect, language, social discourse, etc. using data from intelligent tutoring systems, massive open online courses, educational...
 

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Technology-Enhanced Education at Public Flagship Universities Opportunities and Challenges
Public research universities are under great pressure to increase access, lower costs, and improve instruction, even as they face diminishing financial support from the states they serve. Against this backdrop, Ithaka S+R, with funding from Lumina Foundation, undertook a study of ten institutions in the Public Flagships Network (PFN). Over the course of the 2013/2014 academic year, Ithaka S+R...
 

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The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition
Larry Johnson, Samantha Adams Becker, V. Estrada, A. Freeman
The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). This 12th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education.
 

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The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition
Larry Johnson, Samantha Adams Becker, V. Estrada, A. Freeman
The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE Program. This eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in...
 

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Studying Learning in the Worldwide Classroom: Research into edX’s First MOOC
Lori Breslow, David Pritchard, Jennifer DeBoer, Glenda Stump, Andrew D. Ho, Daniel Seaton
“Circuits and Electronics” (6.002x), which began in March 2012, was the first MOOC developed by edX, the consortium led by MIT and Harvard. Over 155,000 students initially registered for 6.002x, which was composed of video lectures, interactive problems, online laboratories, and a discussion forum. As the course ended in June 2012, researchers began to analyze the rich sources of data it...
 

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Retention and Intention in Massive Open Online Courses: In Depth
Daphne Koller, Andrew Ng, Chuong Do, Zhenghao Chen
Retention in MOOCs should be considered in the context of learner intent, especially given the varied backgrounds and motivations of students who choose to enroll. When viewed in the appropriate context, the apparently low retention in MOOCs is often reasonable.
 

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