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Frontiers of Affect-Aware Learning Technologies
Nov.-Dec. 2012 (vol. 27 no. 6)
pp. 86-89
Rafael A. Calvo, University of Sydney
Sidney D'Mello, University of Notre Dame
Affect-aware technologies are moving the frontiers of how we understand, support, and optimize student learning. The authors explore five areas that exemplify cutting-edge research in the burgeoning field. These include intelligent tutoring systems that detect and respond to students' affective states and sometimes synthesize affect; the strategic induction of confusion as a means to stimulate deep learning; techniques to increase student engagement and reflection; systems that support the development of prosocial behaviors, resilience, and other aspects that contribute to students' well-being; and sample projects that highlight how these new ideas can be taken from laboratories into real-world classrooms.
Index Terms:
Learning systems,Research and development,Artificial intelligence,Education,human-computer interaction,advanced learning technologies,affective computing,affect and learning
Citation:
Rafael A. Calvo, Sidney D'Mello, "Frontiers of Affect-Aware Learning Technologies," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 86-89, Nov.-Dec. 2012, doi:10.1109/MIS.2012.110
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