Agent and library augmented shared knowledge areas (ALASKA)

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Agent and library augmented shared knowledge areas (ALASKA)
This paper reports on an NSF-funded effort now underway to integrate three learning technologies that have emerged and matured over the past decade; each has presented compelling and oftentimes moving opportunities to alter educational practice and to render learning more effective. The project seeks a novel way to blend these technologies and to create and test a new model for human-machine partnership in learning settings. The innovation we are prototyping in this project creates an applet-rich shared space whereby a pedagogical agent at each learner’s station functions as an instructional assistant to the teacher or professor and tutor to the student. The platform is intended to open a series of new -- and instructionally potent -- interactive pathways. Categories and Subject Descriptors I.2.6 [Computing Methodologies]: Artificial Intelligence – learning – concept learning, knowledge acquisition General Terms Measurement, Design, Human Factors Keywords animated agents; multi-...
Eric R. Hamilton
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where ICMI
Authors Eric R. Hamilton
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