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Doctoral Student Consortium

  title={Doctoral Student Consortium},
  author={Kevin Kai-Wing Chan and Chia-Jung Chang and Yuki Hayashi and I-chun Hung and Wai Ying Kwok and Chun Hung Richard Lin and Kuo-Ping Liu and William M. Tang and Noriko Uosaki and Amali Weerasinghe and Wei-Hong Chen},
Simulations provide a suitable environment for dis covery learning, but are not pedagogically effective unless exploration tasks ar e suitably scaffolded. We are developing an architecture for a computer based learning envir o ment that includes a multi-agent based simulation, a causal modeling tool, and a set of co ntextualized scaffolds provided by a virtual agent to help middle school students learn important science concepts. The particular domain of study is ecosystems and ecological… 

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