Combining General and Domain-Specific Strategic Support for Biological Inquiry

  title={Combining General and Domain-Specific Strategic Support for Biological Inquiry},
  author={Iris Tabak and Brian K. Smith and William A. Sandoval and Brian J. Reiser},
  booktitle={Intelligent Tutoring Systems},
BGuILE is a learning environment in which students explore rich problem contexts in evolutionary biology and behavioral ecology. BGuILE uses domain-specific investigation models to scaffold students for the particular strategies experts use in these domains. These investigation models focus students on the relevant aspects of each domain, and support productive investigation strategies within the domain. BGuILE’s explanation construction tools encourage students to bridge from their… CONTINUE READING

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