Emotion-detecting digital tutor boosts students' grades

As proposed by psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, “flow” is an ideal psychological state in which we are engaged enough by a task not to find it boring, and yet not so challenged by it that we get discouraged. When learning new subjects, however, students often end up falling at one end or the other of that scale. Now, a new computerized tutoring system has been developed to keep students in the “flow” zone. It does so by monitoring their emotional state, then adjusting its teaching method to steer them away from boredom or frustration... Continue Reading Emotion-detecting digital tutor boosts students' gradesSection: Science and EducationTags: Computers, Education, Emotions, Learning, Psychology, Students, University of Notre Dame Related Articles: CSU adopts Podcast On-The-Move Study Cognitive Tutor 2006 Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II mathematics curricula Vet students learn surgery on ‘fake’ animal tissue Students from Hongik University, Seoul win Ferrari World

Emotion-detecting digital tutor boosts students' grades

As proposed by psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, “flow” is an ideal psychological state in which we are engaged enough by a task not to find it boring, and yet not so challenged ...

Tue 6 Mar 12 from Gizmag

New computers respond to students' emotions, boredom

Emotion-sensing computer software that models and responds to students’ cognitive and emotional states – including frustration and boredom – has been developed by University of ...

Fri 2 Mar 12 from Phys.org

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Computers Can Gauge Students Engagement, Boredom

Emotion-sensing computer software that models and responds to students? cognitive and emotional states ? including frustration and boredom ? has been developed.

Mon 5 Mar 12 from Laboratory Equipment

'Emotion-sensing' software helps students

SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 2 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say they've created emotion-sensing tutoring software that can assess and respond to students' cognitive and emotional states.

Fri 2 Mar 12 from UPI

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