Wordtutor: An intelligent tutoring system for teaching word processing

  • Gilles Imbeau
  • Gilles Gauthier
  • Claude Frasson
Intelligent Educational Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 438)


This paper presents a framework for organizing knowledge in an intelligent tutoring system (ITS). We have found the proposed framework useful for implementing the internal processes of an ITS. in a way that enables it to act intelligently in such matters as choosing goals, tracking student progress, observing task behavior, anticipating-identifying difficulties, and offering help. The paper focuses on past and current work related to the implementation of WorldTutor, an ITS prototype that teaches word processing.


Subject Matter Word Processing Intelligent Tutoring System Word Processor Cursor Position 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilles Imbeau
    • 1
  • Gilles Gauthier
    • 2
  • Claude Frasson
    • 3
  1. 1.Dépt. d'informatique et de mathématiqueUniversité du Québec à ChicoutimiChicoutimiCanada
  2. 2.Dépt. de mathématiques et d'informatiqueUniversité du Québec à MontréalMontréalCanada
  3. 3.Dépt. I.R.O.Université de MontréalMontréalCanada

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