Exploring the Relationship between Students Engagement and Self-Regulated Learning: A Case Study using OULAD Dataset and Machine Learning Techniques

  • Geycy D. O. Lima UFU / IFSULDEMINAS
  • Juliete A. R. Costa UFU / IFSULDEMINAS
  • Rafael D. Araújo UFU
  • Fabiano A. Dorça UFU


Exploring the correlation among student engagement, self-regulated learning, and academic performance through analysis of the Open University Learning Analytics Dataset (OULAD). This dataset covers course details, learner information and their interactions with the VLE. It records interactions such as resource clicks, course notes, discussions, and quizzes. Online student data was analyzed using educational data mining and three clustering algorithms: K-means, EM and Agglomerative Clustering. The results show a positive correlation between student engagement and academic performance, highlighting that greater interaction with learning resources results in better academic outcomes and shows a self-regulated approach to learning.


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LIMA, Geycy D. O.; COSTA, Juliete A. R.; ARAÚJO, Rafael D.; DORÇA, Fabiano A.. Exploring the Relationship between Students Engagement and Self-Regulated Learning: A Case Study using OULAD Dataset and Machine Learning Techniques. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE INFORMÁTICA NA EDUCAÇÃO (SBIE), 34. , 2023, Passo Fundo/RS. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2023 . p. 1154-1165. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/sbie.2023.234344.