Abstract: An overview of Educational Data mining is discussed in this paper. It introduces the concepts and importance of Data Mining, which has led to evolve educational data mining and its applications. It also illustrates nature of data used in Educational Data Mining, nature of Patterns for Educational Data Mining based on the kinds of knowledge to be mined, the kinds of technologies used, and popular tools used in various kinds of applications that are targeted. Finally, major challenges in the field of educational data mining are also highlighted. While taking a general overview of educational data Mining, a brief focus on technologies used in educational data mining are also covered.
Keywords: Educational Data Mining (EDM), Statistics, Data Mining, Prediction, Technologies in EDM, Challenges in EDM, Applications.
| DOI: 10.17148/IJARCCE.2020.9903