Exploring embedded guidance and self-efficacy in educational multi-user virtual environments

  title={Exploring embedded guidance and self-efficacy in educational multi-user virtual environments},
  author={Brian C. Nelson and Diane Jass Ketelhut},
  journal={International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning},
  • Brian C. Nelson, D. Ketelhut
  • Published 16 July 2007
  • Computer Science
  • International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
In this paper, we present the results of an exploratory study into the relationship between student self-efficacy and guidance use in a Multi-User Virtual Environment (MUVE) science curriculum project. We describe findings from a sample of middle school science students on the combined impact on learning of student self-efficacy in scientific inquiry and use of individualized guidance messages, and on the interplay between levels of self-efficacy and use of an embedded guidance system in an… 
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