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Conversational agents and their longitudinal affordances on communication and interaction
(Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2008)
In this study, we investigate the effects of conversational agents on communication and interaction when used to assist participants in developing an online portfolio. Data from 52 participants were gathered and analyzed ...
Conversing with pedagogical agents: A phenomenological exploration of interacting with digital entities
(British Journal of Educational Technology, 2008)
In this paper we examine the meaning of conversing with pedagogical agents. Previous research has focused on examining cause and effect relationships, failing to take into account the meaning of the experiences individuals ...
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 ...
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 ...