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CALMsystem: A Conversational Agent for Learner Modelling
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A conversational agent, or ''chatbot'' has been developed to allow the learner to negotiate over the representations held about them using natural language, to support the metacognitive goals of self-assessment and reflection, which are increasingly seen as key to learning and are being incorporated into UK educational policy. Expand
Bringing chatbots into education: Towards natural language negotiation of open learner models
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It is concluded that a fusion of the two fields can lead to developing negotiation techniques for chatbots and the enhancement of the Open Learner Model, and this technology, if successful, could have widespread application in schools, universities and other training scenarios. Expand
Conversational Agents in E-Learning
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The various applications of conversational agent technology represented in the e-learning literature are described, including tutors, learning companions, language practice and systems to encourage reflection. Expand
Children's Interactions with Inspectable and Negotiated Learner Models
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An evaluation of an inspectable and a negotiated OLM (one that can be jointly maintained through student-system discussion) in terms of facilitating self-assessment accuracy and modification of model contents offered significant support to users in increasing the accuracy ofself-assessments, and reducing the number and magnitude of discrepancies between system and user beliefs about the user's knowledge. Expand
Bringing Chatbots into education: Towards Natural Language Negotiation of Open Learner Models
TLDR
A Wizard-of-Oz experiment is described to investigate the feasibility of using a chatbot to support negotiation, and it is concluded that a fusion of the two fields can lead to developing negotiation techniques for chatbots and the enhancement of the Open Learner Model. Expand
The Potential for Chatbots in Negotiated Learner Modelling: A Wizard-of-Oz Study
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This approach aims to combine the motivational, intuitive and domain-independent benefits of natural language dialogue using a chatbot, with the opportunities for learner reflection and increased model accuracy that can be achieved through negotiation of the learner model contents. Expand
Adaptive Navigation Support, Learner Control and Open Learner Models
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The purpose is to assess the potential of a greater range of OLMs in adaptive educational hypermedia and introduce five OLMs, discuss how these might be applied, and present learner reactions. Expand
Investigating Learner Trust in Open Learner Models Using a 'Wizard of Oz' Approach
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Using a Wizard-of-Oz approach, this work considers learner trust and possibilities for developing trust in open learner models, and suggests ways to improve this situation. Expand
CALMsystem: A Conversational Agent for Learner Modelling
TLDR
A conversational agent, or “chatbot” has been developed to allow the learner to negotiate over the representations held about them using natural language, to support the metacognitive goals of self-assessment and reflection, which are increasingly seen as key to learning and are being incorporated into UK educational policy. Expand
Open Learner Models: Opinions of School Education Professionals
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It is concluded that UK education professionals appreciate a synergy of Open Learner Models and current UK initiatives involving formative assessment and promotion of metacognitive skills, and that OLM-based systems could be valuable in achieving educational aims in schools. Expand