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Tutoring Systems for Physics

Author: Michael Lipschultz


V. Aleven, A. Ogan, O. Popescu, C. Torrey, K. Koedinger, "Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Tutorial Dialog System for Self-Explanation", Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, pp. 443--454, 2004. (pdf) (bibtex: Aleven-2004-ETE).
R.K. Atkinson, A. Renkl, M.M. Merrill, "Transitioning From Studying Examples to Solving Problems: Effects of Self-Explanation Prompts and Fading Worked-Out Steps", Journal of Educational Psychology, Vol. 95(4), pp. 774--783, Apr 2003. (pdf) (bibtex: Atkinson-2003-TFS).
B. du Boulay, "Commentary on Kurt VanLehn's "The Behavior of Tutoring Systems"", International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, Vol. 16(3), pp. 267--270, Mar 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: Boulay-2006-COK).
M.T.H. Chi, M. Roy, R.G.M. Hausmann, "Observing Tutorial Dialogues Collaboratively: Insights about Human Tutoring Effectiveness from Vicarious Learning", Cognitive Science, Vol. 0(0), pp. 0--0, 2008. In Press. (pdf) (bibtex: Chi-2008-OTD).

A. Corbett, A. Wagner, S. Lesgold, H. Ulrich, S. Stevens, "The Impact on Learning of Generating vs. Selecting Descriptions in Analyzing Algebra Example Solutions", ICLS '06: Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Learning sciences, pp. 99--105, 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: Corbett-2006-TIO).
D.C. Giancoli, J. Boyle, "Physics", Prentice Hall, pp. 0--0, Jun 1999. (bibtex: Giancoli-1999-P).
D.J. Griffiths, "Introduction to Quantum Mechanics", Benjamin Cummings, pp. 0--0, Apr 2004. (bibtex: Griffiths-2004-ITQ).
D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker, "Fundamentals of Physics", Wiley, pp. 0--0, Jun 2007. (bibtex: Halliday-2007-FOP).

T.S. Hilbert, S. Schworm, A. Renkls, "Learning from Worked-Out Examples: The Transition from Instructional Explanations to Self-Explanation Prompts", Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Learning sciences, pp. 634--640, 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: Hilbert-2006-LFW).
C.D. Hundhausen, S.A. Douglas, J.T. Stasko, "A Meta-Study of Algorithm Visualization Effectiveness", Journal of Visual Languages & Computing, Vol. 13(6), pp. 259--290, Jun 2002. (pdf) (bibtex: Hundhausen-2002-AMS).

C.J. Keller, N.D. Finkelstein, K.K. Perkins, S.J. Pollock, "Assessing the Effectiveness of a Computer Simulation in Introductory Undergraduate Environments", PERC Proceedings, pp. 0--0, 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: Keller-2006-ATE).
A.N. Kluger, A. DeNisi, "The Effects of Feedback Interventions on Performance: A Historical Review, a Meta-Analysis, and a Preliminary Feedback Intervention Theory", Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 119(2), pp. 254--284, Feb 1996. (pdf) (bibtex: Kluger-1996-TEO).

J. LaViola, R. Zeleznik, "MathPad^2: A System for the Creation and Exploration of Mathematical Sketches", ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 2004), pp. 432--440, Aug 2004. (pdf) (bibtex: LaViola-2004-MAS).

J. LaViola, "An Initial Evaluation of a Pen-Based Tool for Creating Dynamic Mathematical Illustrations", In the Proceedings of the Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling , pp. 157--164, Sep 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: LaViola-2006-AIE).
J.C. Lester, "Reflections on the KVL Tutoring Framework: Past, Present, and Future", , Vol. 16(3), pp. 271--276, Mar 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: Lester-2006-ROT).
S.B. McKagan, K.K. Perkins, M. Dubson, C. Malley, S. Reid, R. LeMaster, C.E. Wieman, "Developing and Researching PhET simulations for Teaching Quantum Mechanics", American Journal of Physics, Vol. 76(5), pp. 406--419, May 2008. (pdf) (bibtex: McKagan-2008-DAR).
J. McKendree, "Effective Feedback Content for Tutoring Complex Skills", Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 5(4), pp. 381--413, Apr 1990. (pdf) (bibtex: McKendree-1990-EFC).

R.C. Murray, K. VanLehn, "Effects of Dissuading Unnecessary Help Requests While Providing Proactive Help", The 12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, pp. 0--0, Jul 2005. (pdf) (bibtex: Murray-2005-EOD).
L.P. Rieber, "Animation, Incidental Learning, and Continuing Motivation", Journal of Educational Psychology, Vol. 83(3), pp. 318--328, Mar 1991. (pdf) (bibtex: Rieber-1991-AIL).
S. Schworm, A. Renkl, "Computer-supported example-based learning: When instructional explanations reduce self-explanations", Computers & Education, Vol. 46(5), pp. 426--445, May 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: Schworm-2006-CSE).
K. VanLehn, C. Lynch, K. Schulze, J.A. Shapiro, R. Shelby, L. Taylor, D. Treacy, A. Weinstein, M. Wintersgill, "The Andes Physics Tutoring System: Lessons Learned", International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, Vol. 15(3), pp. 147--204, Mar 2005. (pdf) (bibtex: VanLehn-2005-TAP).
K. VanLehn, "The Behavior of Tutoring Systems", International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, Vol. 16(3), pp. 227--265, Mar 2006. (pdf) (bibtex: VanLehn-2006-TBO).