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ERIC Number: ED530778
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb-11
Pages: 384
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-5217-6903-7
Adaptive Technologies for Training and Education
Durlach, Paula J., Ed; Lesgold, Alan M., Ed.
Cambridge University Press
This edited volume provides an overview of the latest advancements in adaptive training technology. Intelligent tutoring has been deployed for well-defined and relatively static educational domains such as algebra and geometry. However, this adaptive approach to computer-based training has yet to come into wider usage for domains that are less well defined or where student-system interactions are less structured, such as during scenario-based simulation and immersive serious games. In order to address how to expand the reach of adaptive training technology to these domains, leading experts in the field present their work in areas such as student modeling, pedagogical strategy, knowledge assessment, natural language processing, and virtual human agents. Several approaches to designing adaptive technology are discussed for both traditional educational settings and professional training domains. This book will appeal to anyone concerned with educational and training technology at a professional level, including researchers, training systems developers, and designers. The table of contents presents the following chapters: (1) Adaptive educational systems (Valerie Shute and Diego Zapata-Rivera); (2) Adaptive expertise as acceleration of future learning: a case study (Kurt VanLehn and Min Chi); (3) Adaptive hypermedia for education and training (Peter Brusilovsky); (4) Progress in assessment and tutoring of lifelong learning skills: an intelligent tutor agent that helps students become better help seekers (Vincent Aleven, Ido Roll and Kenneth R. Koedinger); (5) Student modeling and intelligent tutoring beyond coached problem solving (Cristina Conati); (6) Emotions during learning with autotutor (Sidney D'Mello and Art Graesser); (7) Lifelong learner modelling (Judy Kay and Bob Kummerfeld); (8) Training decisions from experience with decision making games (Cleotilde Gonzalez); (9) Ill-defined domains and adaptive tutoring technologies (Collin Lynch, Kevin D. Ashley, Niels Pinkwart and Vincent Aleven.); (10) Individualized cultural and social skills learning with virtual humans (Chad Lane and Bob Wray); (11) Emergent assessment opportunities: a foundation for configuring adaptive training environment (Phillip M. Mangos, Gwendolyn Campbell, Matthew Lineberry and Ami E.Bolton); (12) Semantic adaptive training (John Flynn); (13) Speech and language processing for adaptive training (Diane J. Litman); (14) The art and science of developing intercultural competence (W. Lewis Johnson, LeeEllen Friedland, Aaron Watson and Eric Surface); (15) Practical issues in the deployment of new training technology (Alan Lesgold); (16) A model-driven instructional strategy: the benchmarked experiential system for training (BEST) (Georgiy Levchuk, Wayne Shebilske and Jared Freeman); (17) Exploring design-based research for military training environments (Marie Bienkowski); and (18) Conclusion (Paula Durlach and Alan Lesgold). (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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