Teaching Her, Him…or Hir? Challenges for a Cross-Cultural Study.

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This paper discusses some cultural considerations that we stand before in developing and exploiting an agent based educational software for use by Swedish and American students, age 11-14. The reported cultural challenges arise in software develop¬ment, study designs, and decisions on actual pedagogical use in the two cultural settings.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science
EditorsStephan Kopp, Stacy Marsella, K Thorisson, Hannes Vilhjalmsson
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventIntelligent Virtual Agents, 2011 - Reykavik
Duration: 0001 Jan 2 → …


ConferenceIntelligent Virtual Agents, 2011
Period0001/01/02 → …

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
  • Learning


  • teachable agent
  • gender
  • cross-cultural


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