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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
    • Abstracting/ Indexing: EI (INSPEC, IET), Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Crossref and ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
QUniversity, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good-quality papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the related fields.

IJIET 2014 Vol.4(4): 297-301 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2014.V4.417

Towards Massively Personal Education through Performance Evaluation Analytics

Fernando Koch and Chaitanya Rao
Abstract—We are looking for new ways to instrument classrooms towards the ideals of adaptive learning environments and massively personal education. In this work, we are focusing on a framework to provide affordable alternatives for data collection, information services, and Analytic models about the classroom environment. This development advances the state-of-the-art by introducing an alternative to analyse the education performance based on differentiated multi-dimensional data and large data sets of relevant data and information. We designed a proof-of-concept experiment to detect variations of level of attentiveness, activity and task performance. In our initial tests, we could successfully collect and analyse relevant signals in a classroom environment and relate them to education performance.

Index Terms—Massive education, learning analytics, big data, ambient intelligence.

F. Koch is with the SAMSUNG Research Institute, in Campinas, Brazil. He was with IBM Research, Brazil, by the time he worked on this paper (e-mail: fernando.koch@samsung.com).
C. Rao is with IBM Research, in Melbourne, Australia (e-mail: chairao@au1.ibm.com).


Cite: Fernando Koch and Chaitanya Rao, "Towards Massively Personal Education through Performance Evaluation Analytics," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 297-301, 2014.

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