How to Determine Course Prerequisites: An IR Perspective on What to Do and What Not to Do. IR Applications, Volume 14, October 19, 2007.

@inproceedings{AbouSayf2007HowTD,
  title={How to Determine Course Prerequisites: An IR Perspective on What to Do and What Not to Do. IR Applications, Volume 14, October 19, 2007.},
  author={Frank K. Abou-Sayf and Samir Miari},
  year={2007}
}
One of the most valued approaches to identify course prerequisites relies on statistical techniques, typically requiring institutional-research support. Yet these techniques are often inadequate for prerequisiteidentifi cation purposes. A discussion of the reasons for the inappropriateness of these techniques is presented. A review of common practices used to identify prerequisites is also presented, and some basic notions related to the concept of prerequisites are discussed. A tool conceived… CONTINUE READING

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