Towards Providing Feedback to Students in Absence of Formalized Domain Models

  • Sebastian Gross
  • Bassam Mokbel
  • Barbara Hammer
  • Niels Pinkwart
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7926)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose the provision of feedback in Intelligent Tutoring Systems in absence of a formalized domain model. In a Wizard of Oz experiment, a human tutor gave feedback to students based on sample solutions applying two strategies which aimed to encourage learners’ self-reflection. We discuss possibilities to automate the methods of feedback provision using domain-independent proximity measures.

Keywords

intelligent tutoring systems feedback provision machine learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Gross
    • 1
  • Bassam Mokbel
    • 2
  • Barbara Hammer
    • 2
  • Niels Pinkwart
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsClausthal University of TechnologyClausthal-ZellerfeldGermany
  2. 2.CITEC Center of ExcellenceBielefeld UniversityBielefeldGermany

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