• Computer Science
  • Published 2007

Argument diagramming as focusing device: does it scaffold reading?

@inproceedings{Lynch2007ArgumentDA,
  title={Argument diagramming as focusing device: does it scaffold reading?},
  author={Collin Lynch and Kevin D. Ashley and Niels Pinkwart and Vincent Aleven},
  year={2007}
}
In this paper we report on a study of attention and student recall in our ITS LARGO. The system was employed in a study of graphical markup in legal education. Students in the study were divided into two groups, one employing the graphical tutoring environment, and the other traditional text notes and highlighting. Post-test comparisons between the two showed gains among the incoming students who had scored lower on a standardized Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). We argue that the system and… CONTINUE READING

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