In peer tutoring settings, questions raised by the tutee can be important in enhancing tutor learning. This paper proposes Econie, an inquisitive virtual tutee environment from this perspective. It supports a student tutor to teach by constructing a qualitative map in the domain of economics, and to be guided into reflective tutoring interaction by virtual tutee question prompts. An evaluation that compares mid-tutoring and post-tutoring tutee question prompts is described. The preliminary results provide us some evidence that the simulated tutee questions may have positive effects on students' learning. Copyright © 2009 Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009|
|Editors||Siu Cheung KONG, Hiroaki OGATA, Hans Christian ARNSETH, Carol K. K. CHAN, Tsukasa HIRASHIMA, Fanny KLETT, Jimmy LEE, Chen Chung LIU, Chee Kit LOOI, Marcelo MILRAD, Antonija MITROVIC, Kiyoshi NAKABAYASHI, Su Luan WONG, Stephen YANG|
|Place of Publication||Hong Kong|
|Publisher||Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
CitationWu, L., & Looi, C.-K. (2009). Econie: An inquisitive virtual tutee prompting student’s reflection in tutoring. In S. C. Kong, H. Ogata, H. C. Arnseth, C. K. K. Chan, T. Hirashima, F. Klett, . . . S. Yang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009 (pp. 35-42). Hong Kong: Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education.
- Intelligent tutee system
- Reflective learning
- Question asking strategies