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Selected Research and Development Presentations at the 1996 National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (1996)
Dynamic Learning Communities (DLCs) offer an alternative approach to the traditional Instructional Design (ID) format for learning. This paper outlines the concept of a dynamic learning community as an alternative to teacher-controlled or pre...
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 19, No. 4 (2009) pp. 357–379
One of the critical factors contributing to the effectiveness of human tutoring is the conversational aspect of the instruction. Our goal is to develop a general model for supporting dialogues with menu-based input that could be used in both well-...
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (2010) pp. 137–173
Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) are effective tools for education. However, developing them is a labour-intensive and time-consuming process. A major share of the effort is devoted to acquiring the domain knowledge that underlies the system's...
The geometry of policy implementation: Lessons from the political economy of three education reforms in El Salvador during 1990–2005
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 44, No. 1 (September 2015) pp. 28–41
We analyze how international trends and changing structural limitations intersect with political, institutional, and technical aspects of education policy. Our purpose is to better understand how these issues variously combine to encourage or impede ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 15, No. 4 (2004) pp. 409–432
E-learning is becoming more and more popular with the widespread use of computers and the Internet in educational institutions. Current e-learning courses are nearly always developed using course management systems (CMS), such as WebCT or Blackboard....
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 502–509
Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) are increasingly breaking free of the lab and entering the classroom. These practice-based software systems promise significant learning gains over more traditional e-learning approaches. However, their widespread...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4607–4616
Although intelligent tutoring systems have proven their effectiveness, they are still not widely spread due to the high development costs. We present ASPIRE, a complete authoring and deployment environment for constraint-based intelligent tutoring...
Antonija Mitrovic; Brent Martin; Pramuditha Suraweera; Konstantin Zakharov; Nancy Milik; Jay Holland; Nicholas McGuigan
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (2009) pp. 155–187
Over the last decade, the Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group (ICTG) has implemented many successful constraint-based Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITSs) in a variety of instructional domains. Our tutors have proven their effectiveness not only in...
Anhedonia Predicts Poorer Recovery among Youth with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Treatment-Resistant Depression
Dana L. McMakin; Thomas M. Olino; Giovanna Porta; Laura J. Dietz; Graham Emslie; Gregory Clarke; Karen Dineen Wagner; Joan R. Asarnow; Neal D. Ryan; Boris Birmaher; Wael Shamseddeen; Taryn Mayes; Betsy Kennard; Anthony Spirito; Martin Keller; Frances L. Lynch; John F. Dickerson; David A. Brent
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol. 51, No. 4 (April 2012) pp. 404–411
Objective: To identify symptom dimensions of depression that predict recovery among selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) treatment-resistant adolescents undergoing second-step treatment. Method: The Treatment of Resistant Depression in...