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Supporting K-5 Learners with Dialogue Systems [chapter]

Jennifer Tsan, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This doctoral consortium paper presents our goal of developing a dialogue system in the form of an interactive spoken dialogue agent with embedded assessment to support K-5 students in learning computer  ...  However, it is not yet known how to bring the great promise of tutorial dialogue systems, which engage students in rich natural language, to bear for young learners such as those in grades K-5.  ...  This work is supported in part by the Wake County Public School System.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19773-9_136 fatcat:qegp3fgm6zaw3gmfamehgfwcpa

Unsupervised modeling for understanding MOOC discussion forums

Aysu Ezen-Can, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Shaun Kellogg, Sherry Booth
2015 Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Learning Analytics And Knowledge - LAK '15  
Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have gained attention recently because of their great potential to reach learners.  ...  Substantial empirical study has focused on student persistence and their interactions with the course materials.  ...  The MOOC was hosted in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education and was funded by the Gates Foundation and led by Athabasca University as part of the MOOC Research Initiative.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2723576.2723589 dblp:conf/lak/Ezen-CanBKB15 fatcat:6ytqa3lcdzcdzbm2cm3diizggy

Toward the Application of Argumentation to Interactive Learning Systems [chapter]

Elizabeth Sklar, M. Q. Azhar
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper explores the application of argumentation dialogues to an Interactive Learning System (ILS).  ...  The work presented here describes a framework for such a system, built upon our earlier work on education dialogues.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Simon Parsons, for his collaboration on our original work on education dialogues.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33152-7_13 fatcat:rltcx7np3nbhjfonlbbutanbz4

Improving E-Learning by Integrating a Metacognitive Agent

Hanane Elbasri, Adil Haddi, Hakim Allali
2018 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
In fact, we proposed to integrate, for each learner, a metacognitive agent that supported the metacognitive assistance and extracts the defectsin the learning process and strategies.  ...  The major disadvantage of the current Learning Management Systems is the lack of learner assistance in their learning processes and, therefore, they can not replace the presence of the teacher who ensures  ...  T ik etN ik : the consultation time of pedagogical support and the score obtained by learner a i in the pedagogical unit u k .  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v8i5.pp3359-3367 fatcat:lcuwqmugvze7hbnu3zce7z5xdi

Anonymity, Systems Characteristics and Feedback Provision in Online Learning Communities

2021 International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies  
First, the higher the assurance of anonymity for learners on online learning, the better their system credibility and quality.  ...  The purpose of this paper, is to develop and test a model that explains learners' feedback provision in online learning communities.  ...  Dialogue Support To achieve the objective of any system, users must be kept active and motivated on the system. Thus, interactions between the system and learners must be effective.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijwltt.294125 fatcat:kxhumpauhvefbc65sh22q6gfli

Comments and reflections on ITS and STEM education and training

J. D. Fletcher
2018 International Journal of STEM Education  
dialogue to provide tutorial direction, advice, and hints.  ...  This article provides brief comments and reflections on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) and their use in providing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education and training as  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Office of the US Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) under IDA Task BE-2-4039.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40594-018-0106-7 pmid:30631706 pmcid:PMC6310401 fatcat:p75fy6fzx5dx3pxiamwbucmqbe

Oscar: An Intelligent Adaptive Conversational Agent Tutoring System [chapter]

Annabel Latham, Keeley Crockett, David McLean, Bruce Edmonds
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Learners can intuitively explore and discuss topics in natural language, helping to establish a deeper understanding of the topic and boost confidence.  ...  This paper presents an adaptive online intelligent tutoring system called Oscar which leads a tutoring conversation and dynamically predicts and adapts to a student's learning style.  ...  : An Intelligent Tutoring System With Mixed-Initiative Dialogue.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22000-5_58 fatcat:pfpgus4c7ffhdnpfcabo33qity

Toward an Affect-Sensitive AutoTutor

Sidney D'Mello, Rosalind W. Picard, Arthur Graesser
2007 IEEE Intelligent Systems  
This paper investigates the reliability of detecting a learner's affective states in an attempt to augment an Intelligent Tutoring System (AutoTutor) with the ability to incorporate such states into its  ...  In a third study, training and validation data were collected from three sensors in a learning session with AutoTutor, after which the affective states of the learner were identified by the learner, a  ...  We also acknowledge Steelcase Inc. for providing us with the Tekscan Body Pressure Measurement System at no cost.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mis.2007.79 fatcat:43nmz4mxk5crvceoypb2mx3g6e

Repairing Disengagement in Collaborative Dialogue for Game-Based Learning [chapter]

Fernando J. Rodríguez, Natalie D. Kerby, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We examine the dialogue moves that were used by a more engaged learner to repair a partner's disengagement and consider the implications that these strategies may have for designing collaborative game-based  ...  This work is supported in part by NSF through grants CNS-1138497 and CNS-1042468.  ...  A promising approach to support engagement involves adding game elements to learning environments [4, 5] or creating gamebased learning environments with engaging narratives [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39112-5_118 fatcat:etgfwnxtarhmpjbphitnyo2uum

A Comparative study on Intelligent Tutoring Systems fostering Self Regulated Learning

Lekshmi A, Prathibha. S Nair
2014 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
the system?  ...  The study helps in understanding how data can be mined and how the learners can be grouped into different clusters based on their learning activities.  ...  The intelligent tutoring systems adopt a mixed-initiative teaching dialogue, which allows the system to initiate interactions with the learner, as well as interpret and respond meaningfully to learner-initiated  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-16261421 fatcat:jiqcyqma6bbr5jjxwqaxroxfmy

Design and Application of Remote-Learner's Affective Testing in Human- Computer Interaction

Gui-Feng Wu, Sheng-Quan Li, Hong-Ru Tang
2015 Open Cybernetics and Systemics Journal  
The paper also studied on evaluation method of human-computer interaction system and focused on the multi-objective decision-making method.  ...  between education agent and learners.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51275447); the Science and Technology Support Program of Jiangsu (BE2011133); the Natural Science Foundation  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874110x01509011762 fatcat:qj4cywkwzjd4tdp3phdoppo7re

Page 215 of Journal of Management Education Vol. 33, Issue 2 [page]

2009 Journal of Management Education  
Education Quarterly, 1, 18-24 Collis, B., Winnips, K., & Moonen, J. (2000). Structured support versus learner choice via the World Wide Web: Where is the payoff?  ...  Decision Science Journal of Innovative Education, 5, 97-126. Dixon, N. M. (1996). Perspectives on dialogue: Making talk developmental for individuals and organizations.  ... 

Integrating CALL Systems with Chatbots as Conversational Partners

Bayan Abu Shawar
2018 Journal of Computacion y Sistemas  
CALL systems include language lessons and exercises to enhance the learners' vocabulary, grammar, and writing skills, and to provide learners with immediate feedback on their achievements.  ...  The paper discusses the need to integrate CALL system with a conversational agent or a chatbot to enable learners to practice a language in a conversational manner.  ...  On the same manner, learners communicate with the system in textual or speech manner.  ... 
doi:10.13053/cys-21-4-2868 fatcat:7mo3rmnqnrcyjniihkzdhdr5ji

Student Perceptions of Asynchronous and Synchronous Web Based Tools and Perceived Attainment of Academic Outcomes

Melissa A. Parenti
2013 i-manager's Journal of Educational Technology  
Thus, Hillman et with the Learning Management System used by all students al. (1994) introduce learner-interface interaction (p. 33). and faculty within the program.  ...  Swan, K. (2001). Virtual Interaction: Design factors [5]. Gibbons, H. S., & Wentworth, G. P. (2001, July).  ... 
doi:10.26634/jet.9.4.2128 fatcat:y5qmm7pnx5adpdvw5g7hkeod3q

Classroom dialogue and digital technologies: A scoping review

L. Major, P. Warwick, I. Rasmussen, S. Ludvigsen, V. Cook
2018 Education and Information Technologies : Official Journal of the IFIP technical committee on Education  
The first review of its type in this area, it both maps extant research and, through a process of thematic synthesis, investigates the role of technology in supporting classroom dialogue.  ...  This article presents a systematic scoping review of the literature focusing on interactions between classroom dialogue and digital technology.  ...  Funding This work was supported by the Research Council of Norway [FINNUT/Project No: 254761].  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10639-018-9701-y fatcat:7volekfm6nak7hrflypgkqklpi
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