Students' enjoyment of a game-based tutoring system

G. Tanner Jackson, Natalie L. Davis, Danielle S. McNamara

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Abstract

iSTART-ME is a new game-based learning environment developed on top of an existing ITS (iSTART). The current study deviates from previous work focusing on individual ITS components, and utilizes a smaller number of students (n=9) who engaged with the entire system over a period of several weeks. The participants indicated that they enjoyed the game-based aspects of the system significantly more than the non-game aspects. These results support the use of iSTART-ME as a system that promotes long-term enjoyment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationArtificial Intelligence in Education - 15th International Conference, AIED 2011
Pages475-477
Number of pages3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 23 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED 2011 - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: Jun 28 2011Jul 1 2011

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume6738 LNAI
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Other

Other15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED 2011
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period6/28/117/1/11

Keywords

  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems
  • Serious Games
  • game-based tutoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Jackson, G. T., Davis, N. L., & McNamara, D. S. (2011). Students' enjoyment of a game-based tutoring system. In Artificial Intelligence in Education - 15th International Conference, AIED 2011 (pp. 475-477). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 6738 LNAI). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21869-9_74