TOWARDS BUILDING PEDAGOGICAL AGENTS BASED ON EXPERIMENTS - A Preliminary Result

Hanju Lee, Kazuo Hiraki

Abstract

Pedagogical agents are computer generated characters that supports learning. Pedagogical agents gained increasing interest in past decades, but research on pedagogical agents have produced mixed results on learning outcomes. We plan to adopt trial-and-error approach, based on knowledge gathered from field of cognitive science. While the main purpose of this paper is to discuss future direction of our work, it describes an experiment carried out as a preliminary step. Five participants were presented with word learning task, with and without physical image of pedagogical agent. The result suggests that pedagogical agent itself does not harm learning, even when it is irrelevant to learning material.

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Lee H. and Hiraki K. (2012). TOWARDS BUILDING PEDAGOGICAL AGENTS BASED ON EXPERIMENTS - A Preliminary Result . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-06-8, pages 376-379. DOI: 10.5220/0003957203760379


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@conference{csedu12,
author={Hanju Lee and Kazuo Hiraki},
title={TOWARDS BUILDING PEDAGOGICAL AGENTS BASED ON EXPERIMENTS - A Preliminary Result},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2012},
pages={376-379},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003957203760379},
isbn={978-989-8565-06-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - TOWARDS BUILDING PEDAGOGICAL AGENTS BASED ON EXPERIMENTS - A Preliminary Result
SN - 978-989-8565-06-8
AU - Lee H.
AU - Hiraki K.
PY - 2012
SP - 376
EP - 379
DO - 10.5220/0003957203760379