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A Courseware to Script Animated Pedagogical Agents in Instructional Material for Elementary Students in English Education
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 27, No. 5 (2014) pp. 379–394
Animated agents are virtual characters who demonstrate facial expressions, gestures, movements, and speech to facilitate students' engagement in the learning environment. Our research developed a courseware that supports a XML-based markup...
Impact of Using an Educational Robot-Based Learning System on Students' Motivation in Elementary Education
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Vol. 7, No. 4 (2014) pp. 333–345
Educational robotics has been regarded as an effective instructional tool over the past decade. Many studies have tested the role of robots in supporting educational classroom activities. However, reliable empirical evidence confirming the...
Courseware Development with Animated Pedagogical Agents in Learning System to Improve Learning Motivation
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 3 (2016) pp. 360–381
The addition of animated pedagogical agents (APAs) in computer-assisted learning (CAL) systems could successfully enhance students' learning motivation and engagement in learning activities. Conventionally, the APA incorporated multimedia materials...
Authoring Robot-Assisted Instructional Materials for Improving Learning Performance and Motivation in EFL Classrooms
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 1 (2016) pp. 337–349
Anthropomorphized robots are regarded as beneficial tools in education due to their capabilities of improving teaching effectiveness and learning motivation. Therefore, one major trend of research, known as Robot- Assisted Language Learning (RALL),...