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Comparative Study on the Educational Use of Home Robots for Children

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Comparative Study on the Educational Use of Home Robots for Children
: Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), based on already well-researched Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), has been under vigorous scrutiny since recent developments in robot technology. Robots may be more successful in establishing common ground in project-based education or foreign language learning for children than in traditional media. Backed by its strong IT environment and advances in robot technology, Korea has developed the world's first available e-Learning home robot. This has demonstrated the potential for robots to be used as a new educational media - robot-learning, referred to as `r-Learning'. Robot technology is expected to become more interactive and user-friendly than computers. Also, robots can exhibit various forms of communication such as gestures, motions and facial expressions. This study compared the effects of non-computer based (NCB) media (using a book with audiotape) and Web-Based Instruction (WBI), with the effects of Home Robot-Assisted Learning (HRL) f...
Jeonghye Han, Miheon Jo, Vicki Jones, Jun H. Jo
Added 13 Dec 2010
Updated 13 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2008
Where JIPS
Authors Jeonghye Han, Miheon Jo, Vicki Jones, Jun H. Jo
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