Albacete, P. L., & VanLehn, K. (2000). Evaluating the effectiveness of a cognitive tutor for fundamental physics concepts. In L. R. Gleitman & A. K. Joshi (Eds.), Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 25-30). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
In this article we describe and analyze the evaluation of the Conceptual Helper, an intelligent tutoring system that uses a unique cognitive approach to teaching qualitative physics. The results of the evaluation are encouraging and suggest that the proposed methodology can be effective in performing its task.
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