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We show that the Task/Method paradigm is adapted for modeling the problem-solving method that the teacher wants to communicate to the student as well as the pedagogical strategies that have to be put into practice for managing the interaction with the student.
In this paper, we present Compounds, an Intelligent Tutoring System which can teach French students of English how to produce and understand lexicalised and newly formed compounds. This ITS must be able to detect the diiculties of each student and to provide him or her with an appropriate set of exercises to improve him or her weak points. Here, we focus on… (More)
In this paper, we present two necessary and sufficient theoretical notions that have to be taken into account for an ITS to dynamically build relevant student models: non-monotonicity, and hypothetical reasoning. These notions issue from the following empirical observations: the student's cognitive state evolves in time, he/she may have contradictions in… (More)