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Wombat: An intelligent educational system to encourage externalisation and reflection on decision processes

  • Ann Blandford
Intelligent Educational Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 438)

Abstract

An educational requirement, that of encouraging the development of decision making skills (with particular reference to selection between alternatives) is identified and discussed. The results of a protocol study in which subjects were asked to make a decision of this type, are reported. These results, as well as information taken from the decision making literature, are used as a base for defining the requirements of an Intelligent Educational System which seeks to encourage externalisation and reflection on decision processes and on the current decision. The architecture of the system is outlined.

Keywords

Learning Environment Fuel Economy Weight Objective Decision Making Skill Dialogue Model 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ann Blandford
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  1. 1.Centre for Information Technology in Education, Institute of Educational TechnologyThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesU. K.

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