Year 2021, Volume 22 , Issue 1, Pages 19 - 32 2020-12-31

MODEL PROPOSAL ON THE DETERMINATION OF STUDENT ATTENDANCE IN DISTANCE EDUCATION WITH FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY

Durmus OZDEMIR [1] , Mehmet Emin UGUR [2]


The aim of this study is to present a model proposal on determining the student participation rate in synchronous courses given in Learning Management Systems (LMS). Especially in situations where equal opportunities cannot be provided or opportunities are limited, distance education provides benefits for learning anytime and anywhere (ubiquitous learning) with the support of educational technologies. When the literature is examined, thanks to distance education; It is seen that it offers a very advantageous teaching environment in terms of location, time, convenience in accessing the resources needed and cost-benefit. However, when the literature is analyzed, it is found that there is a problem in determining the participation levels and rates of students in the Learning Management Systems used in distance education. Students access the activity or course in LMS using text-based user information and passwords. Unfortunately, it is not possible to determine with the current LMS whether the participant is the real responsible person or he/she is actively/synchronously following the course. In this context, a design model has been presented using face recognition algorithms to determine attendance in distance education, to ensure more active participation and to increase success indirectly. In the proposed model, tests were made using special filters for image processing, and in cases where the number of samples was increased, more than 80% accuracy was provided. The proposed design model was developed in Visual Studio.Net platform and coded on C# programming language. SQL server is used as database management system and EmguCV library is used for the image processing stages.
Face recognition, determining attendance, user identification, course participation, distance education
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Durmus OZDEMIR (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Computer Engineering Kutahya Dumlupinar University Kutahya, TURKEY
Country: Turkey


Author: Mehmet Emin UGUR
Institution: Deniz Yildizlari Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School Ministry of National Education Kocaeli, TURKEY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : March 3, 2020
Acceptance Date : January 26, 2021
Publication Date : December 31, 2020

APA Ozdemır, D , Ugur, M . (2020). MODEL PROPOSAL ON THE DETERMINATION OF STUDENT ATTENDANCE IN DISTANCE EDUCATION WITH FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY . Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 22 (1) , 19-32 . DOI: 10.17718/tojde.849872