Effectiveness of Using an Intelligent Tutoring System to Train Users on Off-the-Shelf Software

dc.contributor.author Hategekimana, Claver
dc.contributor.author Gilbert, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Blessing, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Gilbert, Stephen
dc.contributor.department Virtual Reality Applications Center
dc.contributor.department Psychology
dc.contributor.department Virtual Reality Applications Center
dc.date 2021-06-15T21:00:33.000
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dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2008
dc.date.embargo 2021-06-15
dc.date.issued 2008-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This study addresses the potential of using an intelligent tutoring system (ITS) to tutor on off-the-shelf (OTS) software. ITSs have been successfully used to tutor on a variety of learning domains, but there has been little research comparing ITS-based training on an OTS application with traditional software training approaches such as books or interactive software simulations. The work presented here includes procedures and results for training and evaluation using three methods: book-based, interactive simulation, and an ITS. We found that there were some associations between the training method and training experiences. Book-based training exhibited higher scores on both task performance and system usability perception, while better times were recorded for the simulation approach. Concept acquisition score was not found to significantly correlate with training method. We concluded that if an ITS is to be a tutor on OTS applications then further refinements are needed.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This proceeding is published as Hategekimana, C., Gilbert, S. & Blessing, S. (2008). Effectiveness of Using an Intelligent Tutoring System to Train Users on Off-the-Shelf Software. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), <em>Proceedings of SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference</em> (pp. 414-419). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Educational Technology
dc.subject.disciplines Engineering Education
dc.subject.keywords artificial intelligence; tutoring
dc.title Effectiveness of Using an Intelligent Tutoring System to Train Users on Off-the-Shelf Software
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