Advanced Distributed Learning - Memphis Intelligent Tutoring Systems Center
MetaTutor Capabilities
MetaTutor is an interdisciplinary project involving the design, development, and evaluation of a web-based intelligent adaptive hypermedia system to (1) model key self-regulatory processes to foster students’ understanding of science and (2) to provide adaptive scaffolding during learning about complex science topics.
Significant Publications:
  • Azevedo, R., & Witherspoon, A. M. (in press). Self-regulated learning with hypermedia. In A. Graesser, J. Dunlosky, & D. Hacker (Eds.), Handbook of metacognition in education. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Azevedo, R., Moos, D. C., Greene, J. A., Winters, F. I., & Cromley, J. C. (2008). Why is externally-regulated learning more eff ective than self-regulated learning with hypermedia? Educational Technology Research and Development, 56(1), 45–72.
  • Azevedo, R., Greene, J. A., & Moos, D. C. (2007). The eff ect of a human agent’s external regulation upon college students’ hypermedia learning. Metacognition and Learning, 2(2/3), 67–87.
The ADL-CITSRD is located in the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) on the campus of the University of Memphis. Researchers associated with the center are faculty, researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS). The center researchers have extensive experience in research, development, and evaluation of advanced learning environments.
Research Capabilities
Cognitive studies of learning systems
Impact study of Learning Technology in Applied Settings
Development Capabilities
ITS enhancement of learning content
Service Capabilities
Usability Analysis for Learning Environments
Text Analysis Using Computational Linguistics Tools
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