Encouraging Student Reflection and Articulation Using a Learning Companion: A Commentary

Bradley Goodman, Frank Linton, Robert Gaimari
2015 International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education  
Our 1998 paper BEncouraging Student Reflection and Articulation using a Learning Companion^ ) was a stepping stone in the progression of learning companions for intelligent tutoring systems (ITS). A simulated learning companion, acting as a peer in an intelligent tutoring environment ensures the availability of a collaborator and encourages the student to learn collaboratively, while drawing upon the instructional advantages that ITSs provide. This paper is a commentary on our 1998 paper,
more » ... ting on that research and some of the subsequent relevant research by others and us since then in Learning Companions, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, and Collaborative Learning.
doi:10.1007/s40593-015-0041-4 fatcat:mrbecgmdy5ayjcflo6olh3u2zu