An Experimental Study of Effective Feedback Strategies for Intelligent Tutorial Systems for Foreign Language

  • Anita Ferreira
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4140)


This paper aims to inform the design of feedback strategies in ITS for Foreign Language. We explore empirical evidence about effectiveness of feedback strategies used in an experimental study in which students interacted with a web-based tutoring program. Results suggest that an ITS for a foreign language should implement feedback which prompts students for answers with grammar errors.


Foreign Language Corrective Feedback Feedback Strategy Intelligent Tutorial System Gain Score 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anita Ferreira
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  1. 1.Universidad de ConcepcionConcepcionChile

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