Observing Learner Engagement on Mind Mapping Activities Using Learning Analytics

  • Rubiela CarrilloEmail author
  • Yannick Prié
  • Élise Lavoué
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11722)


Research on learner engagement has increased in recent years arguing that it favors academic success. Teachers want their learners to engage in meaningful learning activities, like mind mapping, but they lack clues for observing their engagement along the activity. In this paper, we propose indicators of behavioural and cognitive dimensions of learner engagement for mind mapping activities based on interaction traces. Our indicators have been defined from final mind maps as well as from the mind mapping processes. We discuss implications for the observation of learner engagement in learning activities similar to mind mapping.


Engagement Indicators Mind map Learning Analytics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rubiela Carrillo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yannick Prié
    • 2
  • Élise Lavoué
    • 3
  1. 1.Université de Lyon, Université Lyon 1, LIRIS, CNRS5205LyonFrance
  2. 2.Université de Nantes, LS2N - UMR 6004, CNRSNantesFrance
  3. 3.University of Lyon, University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, IAE Lyon School of Management, CNRS, LIRISLyonFrance

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