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    Graph-based modelling of students' interaction data from exploratory learning environments

    Poulovassilis, Alexandra and Gutierrez-Santos, Sergio and Mavrikis, M. (2015) Graph-based modelling of students' interaction data from exploratory learning environments. CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1446 , pp. 46-51. ISSN 1613-0073.

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    Abstract

    Students' interaction data from learning environments has an inherent temporal dimension, with successive events being related through the ``next event'' relationship. Exploratory learning environments (ELEs), in particular, can generate very large volumes of such data, making their interpretation a challenging task. Using two mathematical microworlds as exemplars, we illustrate how modelling students' event-based interaction data as a graph can open up new querying and analysis opportunities. We demonstrate the possibilities that graph-based modelling can provide for querying and analysing the data, enabling investigation of student-system interactions and leading to the improvement of future versions of the ELEs under investigation.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: 8th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM 2015 (EDM 2015) Madrid, Spain, June 26 - 29, 2015.
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Exploratory Learning Environments, Interaction Data, Graph Modelling
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Research Centre: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for, Bioinformatics, Bloomsbury Centre for, Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Alexandra Poulovassilis
    Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2016 10:31
    Last Modified: 12 Dec 2016 13:56
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/14038

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