Conference Paper

Affective Teachable Agent in VLE: A Goal Oriented Approach.

DOI: 10.1109/ICALT.2011.38 Conference: ICALT 2011, 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Athens, Georgia, USA, 6-8 July 2011
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ABSTRACT Teachable agent is a type of pedagogical agent which instantiates Learning-by-Teaching theory through simulating a "naive" learner in order to motivate students to teach it. This paper discusses existing teachable agent systems and proposes an affective teachable agent based on goal oriented modeling in Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The proposed agent is more initiative and believable as it is able to behave according to its own goals accompanied with expressions of emotions. A use case study illustrates the effectiveness of this approach.

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