Educational Data Mining for Student Learning Pattern Analysis using Clustering Algorithms
Kamal Bunkar1, Sanjay Tanwan2

1Kamal Bunkar*, Ph.D Scholar, School of Computer Science and IT DAVV, Indore, India.
Prof. Sanjay Tanwani, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Computer Science and IT DAVV, Indore, India.
Manuscript received on August 07, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on August 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on August 30, 2020. | PP: 481-488 | Volume-9 Issue-6, August 2020. | Retrieval Number: F1528089620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F1528.089620
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Abstract: The exponential increase in universities’ electronic data creates the need to derive some useful information from these massive amounts of data. The progression in the data mining field causes it conceivable to educational data to improve the nature of educational processes. This study, thus, uses data mining methods to study the learning behavior and performance of university students. It focused on two aspects of the performance of the students. First, predicting students’ learning behavior at the end of a complete year of the study program. Second, predict student performance with the help of the data model proposed by this study. Finally, provide course material recommendations using the data mining algorithm. Three data mining algorithms were considered which are K-Means, FCM, and KFCM., and maximum accuracy of 90.22% was achieved by KFCM. The study indicates that in terms of time and memory usages K-means algorithm give better results. This creates an opportunity for identifying students that may graduate with poor results or may not graduate at all, so early intercession might be possible. 
Keywords: Data Mining, Educational Data mining, Clustering Algorithm, learning behavior, student learning pattern.