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When sex, drugs, and violence enter the classroom: Conversations between adolescent social studies students and a female pedagogical agent
(Interacting with Computers, 2008)
In this article, we investigate the discourse between a female Conversational Pedagogical Agent and fifty-nine adolescents in the context of a social studies lesson. We note that previous pedagogical agent research has ...
Adventure learning: Educational, social, and technological affordances for collaborative hybrid distance education
(Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2008)
Adventure learning (AL) is a hybrid distance education approach that provides students with opportunities to explore real-world issues through authentic learning experiences within collaborative learning environments. ...
Raising the bar for instructional outcomes: Towards transformative learning experiences.
(Educational Technology, 2008)
Most instructional technologists understand that instruction aims to be effective, efficient, and appealing. These three quality indicators have proven useful in establishing desired outcomes. In this article we suggest ...
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 ...
"Best practices" in teaching and learning: Challenging current paradigms and redefining their role in education
(College Quarterly, 2005)
With pervasive and persistent changes affecting education, educators are called to challenge current paradigms about best practices in instructional design and delivery and redefine how they are integrated into the curriculum. ...