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Enriching Education through Data Mining

  • Rakesh Agrawal
  • Sreenivas Gollapudi
  • Anitha Kannan
  • Krishnaram Kenthapadi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6744)

Abstract

Education is acknowledged to be the primary vehicle for improving the economic well-being of people [1,6]. Textbooks have a direct bearing on the quality of education imparted to the students as they are the primary conduits for delivering content knowledge [9]. They are also indispensable for fostering teacher learning and constitute a key component of the ongoing professional development of the teachers [5,8].

Keywords

Primary Vehicle Ongoing Professional Development Teacher College Record High School Textbook Broad Subject Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rakesh Agrawal
    • 1
  • Sreenivas Gollapudi
    • 1
  • Anitha Kannan
    • 1
  • Krishnaram Kenthapadi
    • 1
  1. 1.Search LabsMicrosoft ResearchMountain ViewUSA

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