New Perspectives on Affect and Learning Technologies

New Perspectives on Affect and Learning Technologies

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This monograph integrates theoretical perspectives on affect and learning with recent research in affective computing with an emphasis on building new learning technologies. The qnew perspectivesq come from the intersection of several research themes: -i€nBasic research on emotion, cognition, and motivation applied to learning environments -i€nPedagogical and motivational strategies that are sensitive to affective and cognitive processes -i€nMultimodal Human Computer Interfaces, with a focus on affect recognition and synthesis -i€nRecent advances in affect-sensitive Intelligent Tutoring Systems -i€nNovel methodologies to investigate affect and learning -i€nNeuroscience research on emotions and learningSuch integrated formats could be effective alternatives to a€œsplit-sourcea€ instructions (split-attention effect; e.g., Mayer aamp; Gallini, ... than the redundancy effect was obtained when learning from wiring diagrams with accompanying textual explanations. ... memory includes separate subsystems for storing and processing visual and auditory information (Baddeley, 1986). ... presentation ( modality effect; Mayer, 1997; Mousavi, Low, aamp; Sweller, 1995; Tindall-Ford, Chandler, aamp; Sweller, 1997).

Title:New Perspectives on Affect and Learning Technologies
Author:Rafael A. Calvo, Sidney K. D'Mello
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-07-15


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