Why is it important to find a solution to this challenge?
Lifelong learning requires learners to be independent and thus requires extensive learner support. Being able to predict the performance of students based on the past and current data, provides a powerful tool for learners and learner facilitators to provide appropriate feedback that ensures a pleasurable learning environment as well as a higher success rate for the learners.
What is the possible impact of a good solution?
A good solution will assist the educators of Open and Distance Learning programs in helping students to achieve success.
What is the expected outcome of this challenge?
Tools and models for analysing and predicting learners' performance.