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Even though students are increasingly involved in extra learning activities which are aimed at enriching the contents and the attributes of conventional educational programmes, still little is known on the main implications of such initiatives. Exploiting Learning Analytics, the article shed light on the effects triggered by students’ involvement in the educational activities co-financed by the Call no. 10862/2016 of the PON 2014/2020. We implemented a three-steps study design, which consisted of: 1) a descriptive analysis; 2) a principal component analysis; and 3) a regression logit analysis. Our findings stressed that educational activities delivered were especially effective in improving social relationships at school and in increasing the willingness of students to expand their horizons.


Students’ behaviors Learning Analytics Educational activities Teacher-students relationship Probability models Multivariate analysis techniques

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Manna, R., Calzone, S., & Palumbo, R. (2019). Improving schools’ setting and climate: what role for the National Operative Programme? Some empirical insights from a Learning Analytics perspective. Journal of E-Learning and Knowledge Society, 15(3), 301-318.


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