International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS)

ISSN: 2075-0161 (Print), ISSN: 2075-017X (Online)

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IJMECS Vol.6, No.6, Jun. 2014

Studies on ICT Usage in the Academic CampusUsing Educational Data Mining

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Ajay Auddy, Sripati Mukhopadhyay

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Information & communication Technology (ICT);Educational Data Mining (EDM);Variable Consistency Dominance-based Rough Set Approach (VC-DRSA);educational survey


Inthe era of competition, change and complexity, innovation in teaching and learning practices in higher education sector has become unavoidable criteria.One of the biggest challenges that higher education system faces today is to assessthe services provided through Information and Communication Technology(ICT) facilities installed in the campus. This paper studies the responses collected through survey on ICT, in the campusof the University of Burdwan, among the students and research scholarswith the help ofan effective data mining methodology - Variable Consistency Dominance-based Rough Set Approach (VC-DRSA) model to extract meaningful knowledge to improve the quality of managerial decisions in this sphere. It is an extended version of Dominance Rough Set Approach (DRSA) and is applied here to generate a set of recommendations that can help the university to improvise the existing services and augmenting the boundaries of ICT in future development.

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Ajay Auddy, Sripati Mukhopadhyay,"Studies on ICT Usage in the Academic CampusUsing Educational Data Mining", IJMECS, vol.6, no.6, pp.10-20, 2014.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2014.06.02


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