Teaching Tactics and Dialog in AutoTutor

  title={Teaching Tactics and Dialog in AutoTutor},
  author={Arthur C. Graesser and Natalie K. Person and Derek Harter},
The Tutoring Research Group at the University of Memphis has developed a computer tutor (called AutoTutor) that simulates the discourse patterns and pedagogical strategies of a typical human tutor. The dialog tactics were based on a previous project that dissected 100 hours of naturalistic tutoring sessions. AutoTutor is currently targeted for college students in introductory computer literacy courses, who learn the fundamentals of hardware, operating systems, and the Internet. Instead of… CONTINUE READING
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