Why / AutoTutor : A Test of Learning Gains from a Physics Tutor with Natural Language Dialog

@inproceedings{Graesser2003WhyA,
  title={Why / AutoTutor : A Test of Learning Gains from a Physics Tutor with Natural Language Dialog},
  author={Graesser and Mitchell and Olney and Ventura and Chipman},
  year={2003}
}
Why/AutoTutor is a tutoring system that helps students construct answers to qualitative physics problems by holding a conversation in natural language. Why/AutoTutor provides feedback to the student on what the student types in (positive, neutral, negative feedback), pumps the student for more information, prompts the student to fill in missing words, gives hints, fills in missing information with assertions, identifies and corrects bad answers and misconceptions, answers students’ questions… CONTINUE READING
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