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Affective and Emotional Aspects of Human-Computer Interaction

Game-based and Innovative Learning Approaches

by M. Pivec(ed.)
Affective and Emotional Aspects of Human-Computer Interaction by M. Pivec
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The learning process can be seen as an emotional and personal experience that is addictive and motivates learners to proactive behavior. New research methods in this field are related to affective and emotional approaches to computer-supported learning and human-computer interactions. The major topics discussed are emotions, motivation, games and game-experience. The book is divided in three parts, part I, Game-based Learning, reflects upon the two-way interaction between game and student, thus enabling the game to react to the student's emotional state. Part II, Motivation and Learning, analyses whether the absence or presence of social and personal cues in the communication between a tutor and his or her students influence students' learning and their satisfaction wit the tutor and the course. Part III, Emotions and Emotional Agents, discusses the production of learning environments which enhance the learner's self esteem, ensure that the learner's best interests are respected through paying attention to the narrative structures of the learner's experience, and the ways in which communication can be enhanced through empathy with the learner.
IOS Press; February 2006
332 pages; ISBN 9781607501497
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Title: Affective and Emotional Aspects of Human-Computer Interaction
Author: M. Pivec