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An Evaluation of Pedagogical Tutorial Tactics for a Natural Language Tutoring System: A Reinforcement Learning Approach
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2011) pp. 83–113
Pedagogical strategies are policies for a tutor to decide the next action when there are multiple actions available. When the content is controlled to be the same across experimental conditions, there has been little evidence that tutorial decisions ...
The Iterative Development and Initial Evaluation of "We Have Skills!", An Innovative Approach to Teaching Social Skills to Elementary Students
Brion Marquez; Jessie Marquez; Claudia G. Vincent; Jordan Pennefather; Jeffrey R. Sprague; Keith Smolkowski; Pamela Yeaton
Education and Treatment of Children Vol. 37, No. 1 (2014) pp. 137–161
We describe the development and initial evaluation of the efficacy of "We Have Skills!" (WHS), a video-based social skills instructional program for early elementary school students. The components of WHS were designed to be scientifically ...
M Jordan Raddick; Georgia Bracey; Pamela L. Gay; Chris J. Lintott; Phil Murray; Kevin Schawinski; Alexander S. Szalay; Jan Vandenberg
Astronomy Education Review Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010)
The Galaxy Zoo citizen science website invites anyone with an Internet connection to participate in research by classifying galaxies from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. As of April 2009, more than 200,000 volunteers have made more than 100 million...
Danielle E. Matthews; Kurt VanLehn; Arthur C. Graesser; G Tanner Jackson; Pamela Jordan; Andrew Olney; Andrew Carolyn P. Rosa
Cognitive Science Vol. 31, No. 1 (2007) pp. 3–62
It is often assumed that engaging in a one-on-one dialogue with a tutor is more effective than listening to a lecture or reading a text. Although earlier experiments have not always supported this hypothesis, this may be due in part to allowing the...