A Platform for Tracking Teacher-Student Interaction
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The value and effectiveness of office hours held by faculty and other staff members involved in student mentoring (e.g., advisors and tutors) has been investigated by several studies that have demonstrated that One-On-One (1:1) interaction, whether in person or via remote communication tools, has significant impact on academic success. Despite teacher-student meetings are a crucial component of the learning experience, very little is known about office hours practices beyond the requirements of faculty and staff handbooks: attendance, utilization, and outcome are seldom reported or sparsely tracked, mostly on an individual basis, and without standards.
In this paper, we introduce a novel system especially designed for educational institutions to support them in measuring and enhancing engagement with office hours and mentoring sessions.
KeywordsLearning analytics Office hours Learning Management Systems
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