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  • 1. Mining Course Management System (MCMS)andIntelligent Decision Support Special Interest Group (IDS-SIG)<br />Tony Clark<br />Centre for Model Driven Software Engineering<br />School of Computing<br />Thames Valley University<br />
  • 2. Project Aims<br />MCMS is a JISC funded project that aims to:<br />Detect patterns in institutional data that indicate issues leading to student retention problems<br />Develop an approach to real-time student support and intervention that addresses retention issues.<br />Provides high-quality information in support of institution decision making processes.<br />2<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 3. The MCMS Process<br />3<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 4. Data Mining can Answer Questions and Test Hypotheses<br />Is the student performance, such as average mark, drop out, pass/fail related to student background profile?<br />Student performance is not related to:<br /><ul><li> Gender
  • 5. Race
  • 6. Age
  • 7. Disability
  • 8. Nationality.</li></ul>Student performance is related to:<br /><ul><li> Year of study
  • 9. VLE usage
  • 10. Library Usage </li></ul>4<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 11. What is the profile of students of students that transfer courses after year 1 and those that transfer after year 2?<br /> They are mostly UG student, enroll with lower certificate, but get higher marks.<br />5<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 12. What are the characteristics of students transferring from other institutions?<br />Student transfer from other institutions are mainly UG student, enroll with higher certificate, use library & BB less, and get lower marks and are mainly overseas.<br />6<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 13. Intervention<br />1. Intervention process (email, SMS, ...)<br />iMCMS System<br />2. Motivate student <br />3. Report risky students<br />Student<br />4.Module data<br />5. Give feedback <br />Module Tutor/staff<br />7<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 14. 8<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 15. Module Tutor Page<br />9<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 16. Intelligent Decision Support in HE<br />Issues:<br /><ul><li> Management and Strategic requirements for decision support.
  • 17. Available technologies and gap analysis.
  • 18. Multiple Data Sources:
  • 19. Data Integration
  • 20. Data Cleansing
  • 21. Reusable processes
  • 22. Engagement and motivation:
  • 23. Students
  • 24. Staff
  • 25. Institution processes and committees
  • 26. Supplier engagement</li></ul>10<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />
  • 27. Intelligent Decision Support SIG<br /><ul><li> Planning a submission to become an STG Pathfinder member.
  • 28. Aims:
  • 29. Address issues above.
  • 30. Engage with key institutional stakeholders.
  • 31. Identify sector-side requirements and develop IDS roadmap.
  • 32. Identify scope for sector-wide reusable solutions (shared service?)
  • 33. Identify synergy with other activities.
  • 34. Contact with expressions of interest in SIG.</li></ul>11<br />MCMS & IDS-SIG<br />