Educational Data Mining to support Distance Learning students with difficulties in the Portuguese Grammar

Fabiana Soares, Crystiano Machado, Diógenes Diniz, Alexandre Maciel, Rodrigo Rodrigues


This work proposes the integration of a grammar checker and some EDM techniques in order to cluster students in a Learning Management System according to their grammar difficulties in the Brazilian Portuguese Grammar. It used discussion forums posts and the results showed that it is possible to identify students main grammar difficulties and also to group them according to some specific ones.

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