A Predictive Model of Learning Gains for a Video and Exercise Intensive Learning Environment

  • José A. Ruipérez-ValienteEmail author
  • Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino
  • Carlos Delgado Kloos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9112)


This work approaches the prediction of learning gains in an environment with intensive use of exercises and videos, specifically using the Khan Academy platform. We propose a linear regression model which can explain 57.4% of the learning gains variability, with the use of four variables obtained from the low level data generated by the students. We found that two of these variables are related to exercises (the proficient exercises and the average number of attempts in exercises), and one is related to both videos and exercises (the total time spent in both) related to exercises, whereas only one is related to videos.


Educational data mining Prediction Learning analytics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • José A. Ruipérez-Valiente
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino
    • 1
  • Carlos Delgado Kloos
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad Carlos III de MadridLeganés, MadridSpain
  2. 2.IMDEA Networks InstituteLeganés, MadridSpain

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