Evaluation of Virtual Agents' Effectiveness in History Class (bibtex)
by Evangelos Koutsoumpidis, Vasileios Komianos, Konstantinos Oikonomou
Abstract:
In this paper the effectiveness of virtual agents' application in educational process is examined. An approach for implementing virtual agents is presented and a methodology for their effectiveness' evaluation is introduced accompanied by an experiment that is conducted in order to provide results of their application in real class scenarios. This approach focuses on the effect of virtual agents on students' performance in history course, while taking into consideration their attitudes towards history course and towards the use of virtual agents. The research model, the research hypotheses and the applied experiment methodology are presented. The results show that the proposed approach has positive influence on students' performance in history course and provide insights into the effect of students' attitude regarding history course and use of virtual agents.
Reference:
Evangelos Koutsoumpidis, Vasileios Komianos, Konstantinos Oikonomou, "Evaluation of Virtual Agents' Effectiveness in History Class", In The European Journal of Education and Applied Psychology, Premier Publishing, no. 4, pp. 14-29, 2017.
Bibtex Entry:
@article{komianos2017agents,
	Abstract = {In this paper the effectiveness of virtual agents' application in educational process is examined. An approach for implementing virtual agents is presented and a methodology for their effectiveness' evaluation is introduced accompanied by an experiment that is conducted in order to provide results of their application in real class scenarios. This approach focuses on the effect of virtual agents on students' performance in history course, while taking into consideration their attitudes towards history course and towards the use of virtual agents. The research model, the research hypotheses and the applied experiment methodology are presented. The results show that the proposed approach has positive influence on students' performance in history course and provide insights into the effect of students' attitude regarding history course and use of virtual agents.},
	Author = {Koutsoumpidis, Evangelos and Komianos, Vasileios and Oikonomou, Konstantinos},
	Issn = {2310-5704},
	Journal = {The European Journal of Education and Applied Psychology},
	Keywords = {own, refereed, iivw},
	Number = {4},
	Pages = {14-29},
	Publisher = {Premier Publishing},
	Title = {{{Evaluation of Virtual Agents' Effectiveness in History Class}}},
	Year = {2017}}
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