Smart Learning Analytics

  • David BoulangerEmail author
  • Jeremie Seanosky
  • Vive Kumar
  • Kinshuk
  • Karthikeyan Panneerselvam
  • Thamarai Selvi Somasundaram
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)


A smart learning environment (SLE) is characterized by the key provision of personalized learning experiences. To approach different degrees of personalization in online learning, this paper introduces a framework called SCALE that tracks finer level learning experiences and translates them into opportunities for custom feedback. A prototype version of the SCALE system has been used in a study to track the habits of novice programmers. Growth of coding competencies of first year engineering students has been captured in a continuous manner. Students have been provided with customized feedback to optimize their learning path in programming. This paper describes key aspects of our research with the SCALE system and highlights results of the study.


SCALE framework Smart learning environment Programming e-Learning technologies Novice programming Big data learning analytics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Boulanger
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jeremie Seanosky
    • 1
  • Vive Kumar
    • 1
  • Kinshuk
    • 1
  • Karthikeyan Panneerselvam
    • 2
  • Thamarai Selvi Somasundaram
    • 2
  1. 1.Athabasca UniversityAthabascaCanada
  2. 2.Anna UniversityChennaiIndia

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