Learning Analytics for E-Book-Based Educational Big Data in Higher Education

  • Hiroaki Ogata
  • Misato Oi
  • Kousuke Mohri
  • Fumiya Okubo
  • Atsushi Shimada
  • Masanori Yamada
  • Jingyun Wang
  • Sachio Hirokawa
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Abstract

This study provides an overview of the educational big data research project at Kyushu University, Japan. This project uses an e-book system called BookLooper, which allows students to browse e-books on web browsers, PCs (personal computers), and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet PCs. This study reveals the research issues of this project. As of December 2015, approximately 20,000 students and 10,000 faculty staffs use the e-book system, and more than 4.7 million log data have been accumulated. This paper describes why the e-book system was introduced in university education and initial findings.

Keywords

Learning analytics Educational big data Digital textbook 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroaki Ogata
    • 1
  • Misato Oi
    • 1
  • Kousuke Mohri
    • 1
  • Fumiya Okubo
    • 1
  • Atsushi Shimada
    • 1
  • Masanori Yamada
    • 1
  • Jingyun Wang
    • 1
  • Sachio Hirokawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Learning Analytics CenterKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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