An Agent-based Intelligent Tutoring System for Nurse Education

M.A. Hospers, E. Kroezen, A. Nijholt, R. op den Akker, D. Heylen

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    Abstract

    This report describes the development of a teaching environment that uses agents to support learning. An Intelligent Tutoring System will be described, that guides students during learning. This system is meant for nurse education in the first place, but it is generic in the sense that the core is separated from the exercise modules and user interfaces. This means that the system can also be used for other (non-nursing) exercises. Exercises can be provided to the system in the form of XML data-files. A user interface can be text-based or 2D, but it can also be a 3D virtual reality environment. An application of the teaching environment for nurse training is described.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherUniversity of Twente, Department of Computer Science
    Number of pages18
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2003

    Publication series

    NameCTIT Technical Report Series
    Volume03-018
    ISSN (Print)1381-3625

    Keywords

    • Educational environment
    • User interfaces
    • Health Care
    • Agents

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    Hospers, M. A., Kroezen, E., Nijholt, A., op den Akker, R., & Heylen, D. (2003). An Agent-based Intelligent Tutoring System for Nurse Education. (CTIT Technical Report Series; Vol. 03-018). Enschede: University of Twente, Department of Computer Science.