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Promoting self-regulated learning skills in agent-based learning environments

  title={Promoting self-regulated learning skills in agent-based learning environments},
  author={Gautam Biswas and Rod D. Roscoe and Hogyeong Jeong and Brian Sulcer},
  booktitle={ICCE 2009},
We have developed computer environments that support learning by teaching, concept mapping, scaffolding, and the use of self regulated learning (SRL) skills by social interactions with virtual agents. More specifically, students teach a computer agent, Betty, and can monitor her progress by asking her questions and getting her to take quizzes. The system provides SRL support via dialog-embedded prompts. Our primary goals have been to support learning in complex science domains and facilitate… Expand

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