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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.
Abstract

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.

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