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The Role of Data Mining in Education

It's been a long time since I wrote my last blog but when my professor in Data mining assigned us a task to do a reflection about an article in Data Mining. I have thought of documenting it thru a blog.  Here it goes...



Well, Data Mining is also called Knowledge Discovery in Databases(KDD) which is considered as the field of discovering novel and potentially useful information from large amounts of data. It has been applied in a great number of fields, including retails sales, climate change, bioinformatics, healthcare etc.  

So, the first thing I did is to find an article, luckily, I have selected an interesting one entitled Data Mining - the Future of Education by Piotr Ryczko. Since I am an educator,  I chose to reflect on the role of data mining in education. What is indeed the impact of Data Mining in Education? Universities around the world are accepting thousands of students into various courses or programs annually. Therefore, they were able to collect information from stud…

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