This paper describes the development of chatbots that can help learners make the most appropriate use of a large body of content. The purpose of a COntent-based Learning Assistant, COLA, is to suggest optimal educational paths, along with a persuasive and empathic coaching. COLAs are supported by a novel technology, iCHAT, based on the cognitive engine Watson (by IBM).

Conversational Support for Education

Andrea Belli;Stella Casola;Nicoletta Di Blas;Luca Lodi;Paolo Paolini;
2018-01-01

Abstract

This paper describes the development of chatbots that can help learners make the most appropriate use of a large body of content. The purpose of a COntent-based Learning Assistant, COLA, is to suggest optimal educational paths, along with a persuasive and empathic coaching. COLAs are supported by a novel technology, iCHAT, based on the cognitive engine Watson (by IBM).
Artificial Intelligence in Education
978-3-319-93845-5
Chatbots Education; Virtual teaching assistant Virtual learning assistant; Learning companion; Interactive tutoring system Knowledge representation and reasoning
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