What is Big Data?
Big Data describes the massive amount of data now available for study thanks to modern technology. Big Data also generally refers to the extraction and study of these huge volumes of data for research and development purposes.
Big Data in Education
Big Data in education has become increasingly relevant due to the digitization of learning processes and the extensive use of EdTech tools. The digitization of education has generated huge amounts of data which has proven extremely useful in educational research and development.
Data Mining in Education
Data Mining in education refers to the action of extracting data for subsequent analysis: learning analytics, learning at scale, student modeling and artificial intelligence.