Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type of Interaction

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Kim, Yanghee; Baylor, Amy L.; PALS Group,;
  • Publisher: SelectedWorks
  • Subject: embodied conversational agents | learning companions | motivation | learner control | agent competency | virtual peers | Instructional Media Design | interaction types | animated characters | Pedagogical Agents | interactive learning environments | Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | learner affect | Educational Psychology
    acm: Hardware_LOGICDESIGN

This study was designed to examine the effects of the competency (low vs. high) and interaction type (proactive vs. responsive) of pedagogical agents as learning companions (PALs) on learning, self-efficacy, and attitudes. Participants were 72 undergraduates in an intro... View more
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