Search results for author:"Mike Procter"
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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 945–950
An experimental approach was used to compare two types of web interfaces (text-based vs. conversation-based) to content on the life and theories of Jean Piaget. The content in each interface was identical with the exception of third- vs. first...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2019 (Nov 04, 2019) pp. 876–881
The present study is a partial replication of Heller and Procter (2009) who found that a conversational agent acting as a historical figure (Sigmund Freud) is rated more highly when there is no image accompanying the agent compared to either a...
Topics: Simulations for learning
Assessing the impact of intelligent interventions by conversational agents: Implications for pedagogical agent design
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 649–653
Researchers have acknowledged the important role of conversational agents in education but there has been very little research on the types of user conversations and whether different types of users might require different types of conversational...
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 2, No. 2 (May 04, 2009)
Virtual Worlds such as Second Life provide unique opportunities to simulate real life scenarios and immerse the user in an environment that can be tailored to meet specific educational requirements. In these Immersive Learning Environments, students ...