Predicting Academic Performance with Applying Data Mining Techniques (Generalizing the results of two Different Case Studies)
Several research works are attempted to predict students academic performance andÂ assess Â the Â evaluating students knowledge Â or Â detecting Â studentsâ€™ Â weakness andÂ probability of failure in final semester examinations. However, several factors affectÂ the performance of students in different countries or even in different states of oneÂ country. Therefore, understanding these factors and analyzing the effects of each oneÂ of those factors in each country, is necessary for improving instructorsâ€™ decisions inÂ selecting Â the best teaching method for helping weak students or Â increasingÂ performance Â of Â other Â students. This study is motivated Â to Â study Â the Â studentsâ€™Â academic performance in high Â school Â and Â bachelor Â degree Â studies Â in Â Iran andÂ comparing these analysis results with the similar studyâ€™s results in India.