COACH BOT - Modular e-Course with Virtual Coach Tool Support

Ilaria Mascitti, Mikail Feituri, Federica Funghi, Susanna Correnti, Luca Angelo Galassi

Abstract

The COACH BOT project aims at designing and testing an innovative e-learning methodology for adult education that combines Conversational Agent Technology (chatbot) with an ad hoc designed modular learning path. The pilot e-course addresses a target group of home health care professionals (e.g. home caretakers, nurses, etc). The project’s innovation consists of the development of a collaborative e-learning environment featuring a “chatbot” or “Virtual Coach” who interacts with users through a human-like interface. The “Virtual Coach” acts as a teacher, coach and tutor, who supports learners “individually” during the modular e-course by providing in-depth information, assessment, case studies, technical and methodological support. The e-course curriculum is based on a personalised approach allowing learners, with help from the COACH BOT, to customize their own training path and benefit from a suitable training path that is relevant to their profession and based on their own specific needs, knowledge and skill requirements.

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in Harvard Style

Mascitti I., Feituri M., Funghi F., Correnti S. and Angelo Galassi L. (2010). COACH BOT - Modular e-Course with Virtual Coach Tool Support . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-674-022-1, pages 115-120. DOI: 10.5220/0002589901150120


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icaart10,
author={Ilaria Mascitti and Mikail Feituri and Federica Funghi and Susanna Correnti and Luca Angelo Galassi},
title={COACH BOT - Modular e-Course with Virtual Coach Tool Support},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2010},
pages={115-120},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002589901150120},
isbn={978-989-674-022-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - COACH BOT - Modular e-Course with Virtual Coach Tool Support
SN - 978-989-674-022-1
AU - Mascitti I.
AU - Feituri M.
AU - Funghi F.
AU - Correnti S.
AU - Angelo Galassi L.
PY - 2010
SP - 115
EP - 120
DO - 10.5220/0002589901150120