Authoring Example-based Tutors for Procedural Tasks

dc.contributor.author Blessing, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Aleven, Vincent
dc.contributor.author Gilbert, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Heffernan, Neil
dc.contributor.author Gilbert, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Matsuda, Noboru
dc.contributor.author Mitrovic, Antonija
dc.contributor.department Virtual Reality Applications Center
dc.contributor.department Psychology
dc.contributor.department Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
dc.contributor.department Psychology
dc.date 2018-02-18T05:08:39.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T04:49:19Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T04:49:19Z
dc.date.copyright Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Researchers who have worked on authoring systems for intelligent tutoring systems (ITSs) have examined how examples may form the basis for authoring. In this chapter, we describe several such systems, consider their commonalities and differences, and reflect on the merit of such an approach. It is not surprising perhaps that several tutor developers have explored how examples can be used in the authoring process. In a broader context, educators and researchers have long known the power of examples in learning new material. Students can gather much information by poring over a worked example, applying what they learn to novel problems. Often these worked examples prove more powerful than direct instruction in the domain. For example, Reed and Bolstad (1991) found that students learning solely by worked examples exhibited much greater learning than those learning instruction based on procedures. By extension then, since tutor authoring can be considered to be teaching a tabula rasa tutor, tutor authoring by use of examples may be as powerful as directly programming the instruction, while being easier to do.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This chapter is published as Blessing, Stephen B., Vincent Aleven, Stephen B. Gilbert, Neil T. Heffernan, Noboru Matsuda, and Antonija Mitrovic. "Authoring Example-based Tutors for Procedural Tasks." <em>Design Recommendations for Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Volume 3 – Authoring Tools and Expert Modeling Techniques. </em>Robert A. Sottilare, Arthur C. Graesser, Xiangen Hu, and Keith Brawner, eds. United States Army Research Laboratory, 2015, pages 71-93.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Education
dc.subject.disciplines Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
dc.title Authoring Example-based Tutors for Procedural Tasks
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