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TitleMouse dynamics correlates to student behaviour in computer-based exams
Author(s)Carneiro, Davide Rua
Novais, Paulo
Sousa, Nuno
Pêgo, José M.
Neves, José
KeywordsHuman–computer interaction
Stress
Mouse dynamics
Student behaviour
Issue date5-Dec-2017
PublisherOxford University Press
JournalLogic Journal of the Igpl
CitationCarneiro, D., Novais, P., Sousa, N., Pêgo, J. M., & Neves, J. (2017). Mouse dynamics correlates to student behaviour in computer-based exams. Logic Journal of the IGPL, 25(6), 967-978
Abstract(s)Nowadays, it is common for higher education institutions to use computer-based exams, partly or integrally, in their evaluation processes. These exams, much like their paper-based counterparts, are one of the most significant sources of stress in the life of students. However, the fact that exams are undertaken in a computer allows for new features to be acquired that may provide more reliable insights into the behaviour and state of the student during the exam. In this article we analyse these novel behavioural features and explore, to which extent, they can point out previously unknown phenomena. Specifically, we show that the time a student takes to complete an exam is correlated with mouse dynamics features. In practical terms, we are able to predict the duration of each individual exam with a satisfying error based on the interaction patterns of the student.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/50202
DOI10.1093/jigpal/jzx051
ISSN1368-9894
Publisher versionhttps://academic.oup.com/jigpal/article-abstract/25/6/967/4557580
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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