The Effect of Explaining on Learning: a Case Study with a Data Normalization Tutor

@inproceedings{Mitrovic2005TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Explaining on Learning: a Case Study with a Data Normalization Tutor},
  author={Antonija Mitrovic},
  booktitle={AIED},
  year={2005}
}
Several studies have shown that explaining actions increases students’ knowledge. In this paper, we discuss how NORMIT supports self-explanation. NORMIT is a constraint-based tutor that teaches data normalization. We present the system first, and then discuss how it supports self-explanation. We hypothesized the self-explanation support in NORMIT would result in increased problem solving skills and better conceptual knowledge. An evaluation study of the system was performed, the results of… CONTINUE READING
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