Role of Big Data in Education Sector: A Review
“The goal is turn data into information and information into insight” says Carly Fiorina former executive,
president and chair of Hewlett Packard Co. The emergence of Big Data and its constituent tools and technologies have found
profound relevance and are the prime force of success in any business sector. The adaption and operations of Big Data
technologies in the educational sector is still at a slower pace in comparison to others. The paper aims to highlight the
importance of applying Big Data technologies to various aspects of the education sector and primarily focuses on three
specific target users namely students, teachers and the organization as a whole.
Keywords - Big Data, Education Sector, Student, Teacher, Predictive Analysis, Sentiment Analysis.