Work place: American International University- Bangladesh
Research Interests: Data Structures and Algorithms, Data Mining, Computational Learning Theory
Nyme Ahmed has earned a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) from the American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) in 2021. During his BSc, he was awarded the Summa Cum Laude and Dean's List Honors for academic excellence several times. He is interested in research areas including Data Mining, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Graph Theory, and a wide variety of Algorithms and Data Structures.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2022.06.02, Pub. Date: 8 Dec. 2022
Almost all educational institutions have shifted their academic activities to digital platforms due to the recent COVID-19 epidemic. Because of this, it is very important to assess how well teachers are performing with this new way of online teaching. Educational Data Mining (EDM) is a new field that emerged from using data mining techniques to analyze educational data and making decision based on findings. EDM can be utilized to gain better understanding about students and their learning processes, assist teachers do their academic tasks, and make judgments about how to manage educational system. The primary objective of this study is to uncover the key factors that influence the quality of teaching in a virtual classroom environment. Data is gathered from the students’ evaluation of teaching from computer science students of three online semesters at X University. In total, 27622 students participated in these survey. Weka, sentimental analysis, and word cloud generator are applied in the process of carrying out the research. The decision tree classifies the factors affecting the performance of the teachers, and we find that student-faculty relation is the most prominent factor for improving the teaching quality. The sentimental analysis reveals that around 78% of opinions are positive and “good” is the most frequently used word in the opinions. If the education system is moved online in the future, this research will help figure out what needs to be changed to improve teachers’ overall performance and the quality of their teaching.[...] Read more.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmsc.2022.02.02, Pub. Date: 8 Jun. 2022
COVID-19 hit the world unexpectedly, forcing humans to isolate themselves. It has placed the lives of people in jeopardy with its fury. The global pandemic had a detrimental effect on the worlds' education spheres. It has imposed a global lockdown, with a negative impact on the students' lives. Continuing regular classes on-campus was out of the question. At that moment, online learning came to us as a savior. The quality of online education was yet to be tested on a large scale compared to regular schooling. Educational data mining is a modern arena that holds promise for those who work in education. Data mining strategies are developed to uncover latent information and identify valuable trends that can increase students' performance and, in turn, contribute to the improvement of the educational system in the long run. This research mainly aims to identify a comparative analysis of the students' academic performance between online and on-campus environments and distinguish the significant characteristics that influence their academic endeavors. The impact of the factors on the students' performance is visualized with the help of the Decision Tree Classification Model. This paper will assist in giving a good overview that influences the distinguished factors on students' academic performance. Moreover, educators will also be benefited from this paper while making any important decision regarding the educational activity.[...] Read more.
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