Using the Beliefs of Self-Efficacy to Improve the Effectiveness of ITS: An Empirical Study
This paper presents the preliminary results of the Student Model based on beliefs of Self-Efficacy aiming to improve the effectiveness of Intelligent Tutoring Systems. The Self-efficacy construct means the student’s belief on his own capacity of performing a task. This belief affects his behavior, motivation, affectivity and the choices he makes. We design an e-Learning System, called InteliWeb, this environment is composed by the Self-Efficacy Mediator Agent and offers instruction material on Biological sciences. We use fuzzy theory for dealing with uncertainty in the assessment of the students and the incomplete knowledge about his Self-Efficacy.
KeywordsLinguistic Term Intelligent Tutoring System Student Model Personal Standard Task Accomplishment
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