Student Behavior Analysis to Predict Learning Styles Based Felder Silverman Model Using Ensemble Tree Method

  • Yunia Ikawati Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (PENS)
  • M. Udin Harun Al Rasyid Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (PENS)
  • Idris Winarno Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (PENS)
Keywords: E-Learning, Felder Silverman learning style model, Learning Style, Ensemble Tree Method


Learning styles are very important to know so that students can learn effectively. By understanding the learning style, students will learn about their needs in the learning process. One of the famous learning management systems is called Moodle. Moodle can catch student experiences and behaviors while learning and store all student activities in the Moodle Log. There is a fundamental issue in e-learning where not all students have the same degree of comprehension. Therefore, in some cases of learning in E-Learning, students tend to leave the classroom and lack activeness in the classroom. In order to solve these problems, we have to know students' preferences in the learning process by understanding each student's learning style. To find out the appropriate student learning style, it is necessary to analyze student behavior based on the frequency of visits when accessing Moodle E-learning and fill out the Index Learning Style (ILS) questionnaire. The Felder Silverman model's learning style classifies it into four dimensions: Input, Processing, Perception, and Understanding. We propose a learning style prediction model using the Ensemble Tree method, namely Bagging and Boosting-Gradient Boosted Tree. Afterwards, we evaluate the classification results using Stratified Cross Validation and measure the performance using accuracy. The results showed that the Ensemble Tree method's classification efficiency has higher accuracy than a single tree classification model.


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Ikawati, Y., Al Rasyid, M. U. H., & Winarno, I. (2021). Student Behavior Analysis to Predict Learning Styles Based Felder Silverman Model Using Ensemble Tree Method. EMITTER International Journal of Engineering Technology, 9(1), 92-106.