Examples and Tutored Problems: How Can Self-Explanation Make a Difference to Learning?

@inproceedings{Najar2013ExamplesAT,
  title={Examples and Tutored Problems: How Can Self-Explanation Make a Difference to Learning?},
  author={Amir Shareghi Najar and Antonija Mitrovic},
  booktitle={AIED},
  year={2013}
}
Learning from worked examples has been shown to be superior to unsupported problem solving in numerous studies. Examples reduce the cognitive load on the learner's working memory, thus helping the student to learn faster or deal with more complex questions. Only recently researchers started investigating the worked example effect in Intelligent Tutoring… CONTINUE READING