Technology advances popularized large databases in education. Traditional statistics have limitations for analyzing large quantities of data. This article discusses data mining by analyzing a data set with three models: multiple regression, data mining, and a combination of the two. It is concluded that data mining is applicable in educational research.
Xu, Yonghong Jade
"An Exploration of Using Data Mining in Educational Research,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
1, Article 23.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol4/iss1/23