What is Affective Learning?

  • Wen-Yen WangEmail author
  • Ling-Chin Ko
  • Yueh-Min Huang
  • Yao-Ren Liu
  • Shen-Mao Lin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 260)


Affective computing can be used to evaluate human psychological reactions after using affective equipment. And, learners produce intrinsic and extrinsic affective reactions in the learning process called as affective learning. However, some work evaluates affective learning through non-computing method as compared to computing one. Based on the survey, this work demonstrates two examples that used different methods to evaluate affective learning. In addition, the characteristics of the methods have been discussed and explored to understand affective learning further.


Affective computing Affection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen-Yen Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ling-Chin Ko
    • 2
  • Yueh-Min Huang
    • 3
  • Yao-Ren Liu
    • 1
  • Shen-Mao Lin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringKun Shan UniversityTainan cityTaiwan, Republic of China
  2. 2.Information and CommunicationKun Shan UniversityTainan cityTaiwan, Republic of China
  3. 3.Department of Engineering ScienceNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainan cityTaiwan, Republic of China

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