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Issue No. 06 - Nov.-Dec. (2012 vol. 27)
ISSN: 1541-1672
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.
Learning systems, Research and development, Artificial intelligence, Education, human-computer interaction, advanced learning technologies, affective computing, affect and learning

S. D'Mello and R. A. Calvo, "Frontiers of Affect-Aware Learning Technologies," in IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 27, no. , pp. 86-89, 2012.
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