Category: Education

Curious Minds Wonder Alike: Studying Multimodal Behavioral Dynamics to Design Social Scaffolding of Curiosity

Sinha, T., Bai, Z., Cassell, J. (2017, September), “Curious Minds Wonder Alike: Studying Multimodal Behavioral Dynamics to Design Social Scaffolding of Curiosity”, In proceedings of 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (In press)

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Multimodal
  • Peers
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

A New Theoretical Framework for Curiosity for Learning in Social Contexts

Sinha, T., Bai, Z., Cassell, J. (2017, September), “A New Theoretical Framework for Curiosity for Learning in Social Contexts”, In proceedings of 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (In press)

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Multimodal
  • Peers
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

Using Temporal Association Rule Mining to Predict Dyadic Rapport in Peer Tutoring

Madaio, M., Ogan, A., Cassell, J. (2017). Using Temporal Association Rule Mining to Predict Dyadic Rapport in Peer Tutoring. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, 2017. (in press).

  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Social Skills
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

The Impact of Peer Tutors’ Use of Indirect Feedback and Instructions

Madaio, M. A., Cassell, J., & Ogan, A. (2017, June). The Impact of Peer Tutors’ Use of Indirect Feedback and Instructions. In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 2017[*Best Student Paper Nominee*]

  • Conversation
  • Direction-Giving
  • Education
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Social Skills
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

The Effect of Friendship and Tutoring Roles on Reciprocal Peer Tutoring Strategies

Madaio, M. A., Ogan, A., & Cassell, J. (2016, June). The Effect of Friendship and Tutoring Roles on Reciprocal Peer Tutoring Strategies. In International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (pp. 423-429). Springer International Publishing.

  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Social Skills

Socially-Aware Virtual Agents: Automatically Assessing Dyadic Rapport from Temporal Patterns of Behavior

Zhao, R., Sinha, T., Black, A., & Cassell, J. (2016, September). “Socially-Aware Virtual Agents: Automatically Assessing Dyadic Rapport from Temporal Patterns of Behavior”, 16th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA)  [*Best Student Paper]

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

Automatic Recognition of Conversational Strategies in the Service of a Socially-Aware Dialog System

Zhao, R., Sinha, T., Black, A., & Cassell, J. (2016, September). “Automatic Recognition of Conversational Strategies in the Service of a Socially-Aware Dialog System”, 17th Annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport
  • Verbal and Nonverbal

Exploring Socio-Cognitive Effects of Conversational Strategy Congruence in Peer Tutoring

Sinha, T., Zhao, R., & Cassell, J. (2015, November). Exploring Socio-Cognitive Effects of Conversational Strategy Congruence in Peer Tutoring. In Proceedings of 2015 Workshop on Modeling Interpersonal Synchrony, 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI). ACM.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport

We Click, We Align, We Learn: Impact of Influence and Convergence Processes on Student Learning and Rapport Building

Sinha, T., & Cassell, J. (2015, November). We Click, We Align, We Learn: Impact of Influence and Convergence Processes on Student Learning and Rapport Building. In Proceedings of 2015 Workshop on Modeling Interpersonal Synchrony, 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI). ACM.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Conversation
  • Education
  • Multimodal
  • Peer-Tutoring
  • Rapport

Connecting the Dots: Predicting Student Grade Sequences from Bursty MOOC Interactions over Time

Sinha T., Cassell J. (2015, March), “Connecting the Dots: Predicting Student Grade Sequences from Bursty MOOC Interactions over Time” In Proceedings of 2nd ACM conference on Learning@Scale.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Education
  • MOOCs

Fine-Grained Analyses of Interpersonal Processes and Their Effect on Learning

Sinha, T., & Cassell, J. (2015, June). Fine-Grained Analyses of Interpersonal Processes and Their Effect on Learning. In Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 781-785). Springer International Publishing.

  • Education
  • Rapport

The effects of culturally-congruent educational technologies on student achievement

Finkelstein, S., Yarzebinski, E., Vaughn, C., Ogan, A., Cassell, J. (2013) “The effects of culturally-congruent educational technologies on student achievement”. in Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED).,July 09-13 2013, Memphis, TN. (Conference Best Paper Award Winner)

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents

Oh Dear Stacy! Social Interaction, Elaboration, and Learning with Teachable Agents

Ogan, A., Finkelstein, S., Mayfield, E., Matsuda, N., Cassell, J. (2012) “Oh Dear Stacy! Social Interaction, Elaboration, and Learning with Teachable Agents” in Proceedings of CHI 2012, May 5-10, 2010, Austin, TX. [PDF]

  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

Rudeness and rapport: Insults and learning gains in peer tutoring

Finkelstein, S., Ogan, A., Walker, E., Muller, R., Cassell, J. (2012) “Rudeness and rapport: Insults and learning gains in peer tutoring” in Proceedings of ntelligent Tutoring Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

Brick by Brick: Iterating Interventions to Bridge the Achievement Gap with Virtual Peers

Rader, E., Echelbarger, M. Cassell, J. (2011) “Brick by Brick: Iterating Interventions to Bridge the Achievement Gap with Virtual Peers” in Proceedings of the CHI’11 Conference, May 9-12, Vancouver, BC

  • Culture
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

Modeling Culturally Authentic Style Shifting with Virtual Peers

Cassell, J., Geraghty, K., Gonzalez, B., Borland, J. (2009) “Modeling Culturally Authentic Style Shifting with Virtual Peers” in Proceedings of ICMI-MLMI. Nov. 2-6, Cambridge, MA [PDF]

  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

Sam Goes to School: Story Listening Systems in the Classroom

Kehoe, C., Cassell, J., Goldman, S., Dai, J., Gouldstone, I., MacLeod, S., O’Day, T., Pandolfo, A., Ryokai, K., Wang, A. (2004) “Sam Goes to School: Story Listening Systems in the Classroom”International Conference for the Learning Sciences.

  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Narrative
  • Storytelling and Storylistening
  • Virtual Peers
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