TR#547: An Affective Model of Interplay Between Emotions and Learning: Reengineering Educational Pedagogy -- Building a Learning Companion

Barry Kort, Rob Reilly, Rosalind W. Picard

Published in Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2001), Madison Wisconsin, August 2001


There is an interplay between emotions and learning, but this interaction is far more complex than previous theories have articulated. This article proffers a novel model by which to: 1). regard the interplay of emotions upon learning for, 2). the larger practical aim of crafting computer-based models that will recognize a learners affective state and respond appropriately to it so that learning will proceed at an optimal pace.

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