Affect and learning: An exploratory look into the role of affect in learning with AutoTutor

  title={Affect and learning: An exploratory look into the role of affect in learning with AutoTutor},
  author={Scotty D. Craig and Arthur C. Graesser and Jeremiah Sullins and Barry Gholson},
  journal={Journal of Educational Media},
  pages={241 - 250}
The role that affective states play in learning was investigated from the perspective of a constructivist learning framework. We observed six different affect states (frustration, boredom, flow, confusion, eureka and neutral) that potentially occur during the process of learning introductory computer literacy with AutoTutor, an intelligent tutoring system with tutorial dialogue in natural language. Observational analyses revealed significant relationships between learning and the affective… 

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