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|Title:||An emotion-based model for improving students' engagement using agent-based social simulator||Authors:||Subramainan, L.
|Keywords:||Agent-based social simulation
|Issue Date:||2016||Journal:||International Journal on Advanced Science||Abstract:||Students' emotional engagement in classrooms has always been regarded as a crucial factor influencing educational outcomes. Emotionally engaged students are highly motivated to attend classes and participate actively in discussions. Conversely, emotionally disengaged students are habitual truants and/or often misbehave in classrooms. It is time-consuming to conduct research using traditional methods such as data collection or questionnaire. Furthermore, as these experiments are conducted on humans, limited settings can be organized and difficult to control/monitor. Therefore, in this paper, we present our work-in-progress to address the problem. We propose a conceptual emotion-based model that is animated by an agent-based social simulator. We also propose an algorithmic approach that decides whether to maintain or update a proposed action plan for improving students' engagement in a classroom. The rudimentary theory of this proposal is based on three main elements: the engagement level of students, the emotional state of a lecturer and the emotional state of students in a classroom.||URI:||https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85010208976&doi=10.18517%2fijaseit.6.6.1300&partnerID=40&md5=3ec75dd227b89a916e84e19c3bbfebf3
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