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Sims, Edward M. – Computers and Education, 2007
Lifelike, interactive digital characters, serving as mentors and role-playing actors, have been shown to significantly improve learner motivation and retention. However, the cost of modeling such characters, authoring and editing their interactions, and delivering them over limited-bandwidth connections can be prohibitive. This paper describes a…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Educational Technology, Military Personnel, Mentors