An Empirical Examination of the Relation Between Attention and Motivation in Computer-Based Education: a Modeling Approach

@inproceedings{RebolledoMendez2010AnEE,
  title={An Empirical Examination of the Relation Between Attention and Motivation in Computer-Based Education: a Modeling Approach},
  author={Genaro Rebolledo-Mendez and Sara de Freitas and Jose Rafael Rojano-Caceres and Alma Rosa Garc{\'i}a-Gaona},
  booktitle={FLAIRS Conference},
  year={2010}
}
Attention is considered a pre requisite to achieve greater motivation in the classroom. However, empirical evidence of this relationship in educational setting is scarce since the measurement of attention requires specialized equipment such as clinical electroencephalograms (EEG) or fMRI. With the advent of portable, consumer oriented EEG it is now possible to estimate levels of attention and shed light onto this relationship in the context of a computer based educational setting. To that end… CONTINUE READING