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The impact and implications of virtual character expressiveness on learning and agent-learner interactions
(Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2009)
The possible benefits of agent expressiveness have been highlighted in previous literature; yet, the issue of verbal expressiveness has been left unexplored. I hypothesize that agent verbal expressiveness may improve the ...
Contextually relevant pedagogical agents: Visual appearance, stereotypes, and first impressions and their impact on learning
(Computers & Education, 2010)
Humans draw on their stereotypic beliefs to make assumptions about others. Even though prior research has shown that individuals respond socially to media, there is little evidence with regards to learners stereotyping ...
Teaching with Instructional Software
(Pearson Education, 2009)
EnALI: A research and design framework for virtual characters and pedagogical agents
(Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2009)
Conflicts occur when learners interact with pedagogical agents and virtual characters. Such conflicts – arising from technological limitations, psychosocial perceptions, and pedagogical inadequacies – hinder communication ...
Computer-mediated and group supervision of student capstone projects: Enhancing the learning experience
(Royal Roads University, 2016)
This article describes the use of a digital learning platform to facilitate group supervision of student completing their capstone projects for a MA in Leadership Program. To address the problem of social and academic ...
Exploring social immediacy/intimacy in fully online learning communities through synchronous tools
(EdMedia+ Innovate Learning, 2018)
Facial expressions and body language lie at the heart of the way we convey the emotional content of our interactions. The degree to which these aspects are negated in online learning environments is currently a point of ...