publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Challenges for the Future of Educational Data Mining: The Baker Learning Analytics Prizes

Baker, Ryan S.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 16 Jun 2019
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Learning analytics and educational data mining have come a long way in a short time. In this article, a lightlyedited transcript of a keynote talk at the Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference in 2019, I present a vision for some directions I believe the field should go: towards greater interpretability, generalizability, transferability, applicability, and with clearer evidence for effectiveness. I pose these potential directions as a set of six contests, with concrete criteria for what would represent successful progress in each of these areas: the Baker Learning Analytics Prizes (BLAP). Solving these challenges will bring the field closer to achieving it...
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free text keywords: Baker Learning Analytics Prizes, BLAP, learning analytics, educational data mining, model generalizability
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