ERIC Number: EJ648513
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Optimizing Learning from Examples Using Animated Pedagogical Agents.
Atkinson, Robert K.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v94 n2 p416-27 Jun 2002
Aims to optimize computer-based learning environment designed to teach how to solve word problems by incorporating an animated pedagogical agent. The agent delivered instructional explanations either textually or aurally, while simultaneously using gaze and gesture to direct focus of attention. Results indicated an animated agent programmed to deliver instructions aurally helps optimize learning from examples. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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