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A SOFTWARE TOOL FOR THE AUTOMATIC TRACKING AND SEGMENTATION OF STUDENTS PROFILES
Year:2012
Research Areas
  • Quality of education
Information
Abstract
Due to the overcrowding of certain courses, the task of assessing the progress of the group in the fulfillment of the objectives of the course program becomes very difficult and in most cases the lecturer cannot adapt effectively to the individual needs of each student. This article proposes a software tool to be integrated with a virtual campus, enabling the automatic tracking and profile development of each student, allowing the lecturer: 1. To know the status of the course with regard to the objectives of the program. 2. View an individual profile for each student in order to verify which objectives have been met and which have not met yet, to form an individual student profile. 3. Display comparative information between profiles of students in the same group, parallel-groups and groups in previous years-semesters. 4. Identify patterns of behavior (profiles), learning and groupings of students with common features and needs. In this way the lecturer can design efficient strategies for effectively guiding the students in the achievements of the objectives of the course. Furthermore, the software can be used to identify similar profiles and grouping them into classes (segmentation), which, by knowing the classes of profiles, features, previous knowledge and deficiencies that students of the course in question possess, would lead to a global vision of the expected student profiles, allowing the effective redesign and improvement of the course program. keywords: student profile, tracking, automatic tools.
International
Si
Congress
6th International Technology, Education and Development Conference Valencia, Spain. 5-7 March, 2012
960
Place
Valencia, Spain.
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-84-615-5563-5
Start Date
05/03/2012
End Date
07/03/2012
From page
1511
To page
1517
INTED2012 Proceedings
Participants
  • Autor: José Antonio Martín Hernández (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Autor: Ana Maria Vargas Perez (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Administración de Empresas
  • Departamento: Ingeniería de Organización, Administración de Empresas y Estadística
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