The possibility of predicting learning performance using features of note taking activities and instructions in a blended learning environment

Minoru Nakayama, Kouichi Mutsuura, Hiroh Yamamoto
2017 International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education  
A formative assessment was introduced to a blended learning course in order to predict participant's learning performance using measurements of their note taking activity and metrics of their attitudes. The lexical metrics were created by analyzing the contents of student's notes from every class, and by measuring their characteristics. In the results of two types of regression analysis of these measurements, features of note taking activities were a significant source of information for
more » ... ing the scores of final exams. In regards to temporal changes in prediction performance during the course, the progress of learning and the typical changes in features of note taking activity were discussed. During the analyses, the effectiveness of the lecturer's note taking instructions was also confirmed.
doi:10.1186/s41239-017-0048-z fatcat:dn4paesu2rcpzknvzf76act7c4