Gesture enhancement of a virtual tutor via investigating human tutor discursive strategies: Forms and functions for proportions
- Author(s): Flood, VJ;
- Schneider, A;
- Abrahamson, D
- et al.
We examine expert human mathematics-tutor gestures in the context of an interactive design for proportionality in order to design a virtual pedagogical agent. Early results implicate distinct gesture morphologies serving consistent contextual functionalities in guiding learners towards quantitative descriptions of proportional relations.