Virtual pedagogical agents - design guidelines regarding visual appearance and pedagogical roles

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Abstract

Following a brief discussion on aspects of visual appearance and roles respectively, two user studies are presented and discussed. Both focus on learner experiences and explore the reciprocal relation between visual appearance of virtual agents and their pedagogical roles. The paper concludes with some preliminary guidelines for the early stages of the design process of virtual pedagogical agents.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication[Host publication title missing]
EditorsA. Méndez-Vilas, A. Solano Martín, J.A. Mesa González, J. Mesa González
PublisherFormatex Research Center
Pages1848-1852
Number of pages5
Volume3
ISBN (Print)84-690-2469-8
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventThe IV International Conference on Multimedia and Information and Communication Technologies in Education (m­ICTE 2006) - Badajoz, Spain
Duration: 2006 Nov 222006 Nov 24

Publication series

Name
Volume3

Conference

ConferenceThe IV International Conference on Multimedia and Information and Communication Technologies in Education (m­ICTE 2006)
Country/TerritorySpain
CityBadajoz
Period2006/11/222006/11/24

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Learning

Keywords

  • pedagogical role
  • virtual pedagogical agent
  • visual appearance
  • gender
  • design guideline
  • SoTL

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