Is Self-Explanation Always Better ? The Effects of Adding Self-Explanation Prompts to an English Grammar Tutor

@inproceedings{Wylie2009IsSA,
  title={Is Self-Explanation Always Better ? The Effects of Adding Self-Explanation Prompts to an English Grammar Tutor},
  author={Ruth Wylie},
  year={2009}
}
Several studies have demonstrated the benefits of selfexplanation on learning well-defined domains like math, biology, and physics. However, these findings have yet to be replicated in probabilistic domains like second language acquisition. Working with adult English as a Second Language students (n=61) within the domain of the English article system (i.e. teaching students the difference between a dog vs. the dog) we conduct the first experimental study of the effects of prompting self… CONTINUE READING
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