Artificial Intelligence Essay
Educators teaching online have turned to various technologies to improve student-to-instructor interactions. Personal response systems, teleconferencing tools, and computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) …show more content…
A number of individuals and organizations have created AI programs specifically for educational use. Tutorial and language AI programs are popular in education. In particular, there has been several studies regarding the use of typed versus spoken tutorial agents. The military also uses artificial intelligence systems to train soldiers. While this use is not a traditional university type educational use, it could be argued that it is educational. The following section will describe selected studies.
Intelligent tutoring systems have been a popular area of study. Aleven, McLaren, Roll, and Koedinger (2005) developed an intelligent tutoring system to test the hypothesis that meta-cognitive tutoring can help students become better learners. They developed a Help Tutor agent that can be added to existing Cognitive tutors. The Help Tutor agent provided feedback based on students’ help-seeking