Learning from human tutoring

  title={Learning from human tutoring},
  author={Michelene T. H. Chi and Stephanie Siler and Heisawn Jeong and Takashi Yamauchi and Robert G. M. Hausmann},
  journal={Cognitive Science},
Human one-to-one tutoring has been shown to be a very effective form of instruction. Three contrasting hypotheses, a tutor-centered one, a student-centered one, and an interactive one could all potentially explain the effectiveness of tutoring. To test these hypotheses, analyses focused not only on the effectiveness of the tutors’ moves, but also on the effectiveness of the students’ construction on learning, as well as their interaction. The interaction hypothesis is further tested in the… CONTINUE READING
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