Applications of Simulated Students : An Exploration

@inproceedings{VanLehn1996ApplicationsOS,
  title={Applications of Simulated Students : An Exploration},
  author={Kurt VanLehn and Stellan Ohlsson},
  year={1996}
}
It is now possible to build machine learning systems whose behavior is consistent with data from human students. How can education use such simulated students? Applications that help three user groups are discussed. Teachers can practice the art of tutoring by having them teach a simulated student. Using a simulation instead of a real student allows teachers to see how their actions a ect that student's knowledge, to undo their actions, and to try their skills on students with varying prior… CONTINUE READING
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