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The use of pedagogic misrepresentation in tutorial dialogue

  • Carl Gutwin
  • Gordon McCalla
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 608)

Abstract

This research considers techniques and strategies used to misrepresent knowledge for pedagogic purposes, and models pedagogic misrepresentation from a computational perspective. The idea of misrepresentation in education challenges assumptions about the sanctity of an intelligent tutoring system's domain representation, suggests that truth is subject to context, and provides implicit support for a measure of tutor control within the learning situation. Regardless of the philosophical issues raised, however, the techniques of misrepresentation show potential for increasing the abilities intelligent tutorial dialogue systems.

Keywords

Domain Concept Tutoring System Domain Representation Intelligent Tutoring System Revelation Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Alberta Research CouncilCalgary
  2. 2.ARIES LaboratoryUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoon
  3. 3.Learning Research & Development CentreUniv. of PittsburghUSA

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