Who Helps When the Tutor Is Asleep?

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Who Helps When the Tutor Is Asleep?
While many computer tutoring systems have long been delivered as desktop applications, these systems have only recently begun to appear on mobile devices. In this work we apply principles of mobile human computer interaction and mobile learning to the design and development of an intelligent tutoring system delivered on a personal digital assistant (PDA). More specifically, we focus on the changes required of the interface, activity, and architecture of a desktop intelligent tutoring system to facilitate and support mobile device delivery. To illustrate, we developed a proof-of-concept mobile tutor for business math and tested it in a course designed for first-year college students. Our experiences with the tutor suggest that a tutor based on principles of both mobile learning and mobile human computer interaction can provide a mobile tutoring system capable of providing support to students consistent with mobile device usage patterns. Keywords. Intelligent tutoring systems, mobile lea...
Quincy Brown, Dario D. Salvucci, Frank J. Lee, Vin
Added 25 May 2010
Updated 25 May 2010
Type Conference
Year 2009
Where AIED
Authors Quincy Brown, Dario D. Salvucci, Frank J. Lee, Vincent Aleven
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