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Use of Data Mining Tools and Techniques in Improving Productivity of Education Industry

Author(s):

Dr. Omkar Gadre , Institute of Business Management & Research Wakad, pune

Keywords:

Data Mining, Educational Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery of Database

Abstract

In today’s scenario collecting a productive data & scrutinizing it is a tedious job. Data mining is one tool which can help to improve data quality in less time consuming manner. Data mining is known as Knowledge Discovery in Database (KDD). Education industry has grown rapidly over a last few years. Usage of technology has improved teaching learning methodology. A growing number of institutes in both public and private sector are offering huge diversity to all its aspirants students whether graduate, under graduate, post graduate, diploma or vocational courses. It is a concern for today’s education system and this gap has to be identified and properly addressed to the learning community. Utilization of DM techniques in education sector is a developing and new growing research area. It is also known as Educational Data Mining. The Educational Data Mining is involved with developing the methods that helps to search specific types of data sets that come from education surroundings. Hence it has become important to understand the requirement of students and their academic progression. Educational Data Mining helps in a big way to answer the issues of predictions and profiling of not only students but other stake holders of education sectors. This paper can highlight some tools and techniques to discuss predictions of students progress and its impact on teaching learning methods.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV7I10530
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 1
Publication Date: 01/04/2019
Page(s): 657-659

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