Using Automated Within-Subject Invisible Experiments to Test the Effectiveness of Automated Vocabulary Assistance

@inproceedings{Aist2001UsingAW,
  title={Using Automated Within-Subject Invisible Experiments to Test the Effectiveness of Automated Vocabulary Assistance},
  author={Greg Aist and Jack Mostow},
  year={2001}
}
Machine learning offers the potential to allow an intelligent tutoring system to learn effective tutoring strategies. A necessary prerequisite to learning an effective strategy is being able to automatically test a strategy’s effectiveness. We conducted an automated, within-subject “invisible experiment” to test the effectiveness of a particular form of vocabulary instruction in a Reading Tutor that listens. Both conditions were in the context of assisted oral reading with the computer. The… CONTINUE READING