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Optimizing Learning from Examples Using Animated Pedagogical Agents

Journal of Educational Psychology Volume 94, Number 2, ISSN 0022-0663


Aims to optimize computer-based learning environment designed to teach how to solve word problems by incorporating an animated pedagogical agent. The agent delivered instructional explanations either textually or aurally, while simultaneously using gaze and gesture to direct focus of attention. Results indicated an animated agent programmed to deliver instructions aurally helps optimize learning from examples. (Author)


Atkinson, R.K. (2002). Optimizing Learning from Examples Using Animated Pedagogical Agents. Journal of Educational Psychology, 94(2), 416. Retrieved August 4, 2020 from .

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