Character Roles and Interaction in the DynaLearn Intelligent Learning Environment

Authors: 

Michael Wißner, Wouter Beek, Esther Lozano, Gregor Mehlmann, Floris Linnebank, Jochem Liem, Markus Häring, René Bühling, Jorge Gracia, Bert Bredeweg and Elisabeth André

Paper type: 
Poster

Abstract: 

In this paper we present the cast of pedagogical agents in the DynaLearn Intelligent Learning Environment. We describe the different character roles and how they interact with the learners. Our aim in using these characters is to increase the learners' motivation.

Keywords: 

Pedagogical Agents, Virtual Characters, Intelligent Learning Environments, Motivation