Teaching tip: Virtual tutoring

Learn how individualized instruction and just-in-time tutoring encourages students to learn more easily using virtual tutoring. Using a virtual tutor allows instructors to create an environment where learners interact with a computerized conversational partner to get advice, feedback or instruction. Students can participate actively and experience skills that go along with the course knowledge. These tutorial agents may be humans, animals or inanimate objects; the advent of more powerful computers brings agents designed to interact with the learner similar to that of the human teacher-student relationship.

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Teaching Tip by eLearning and Distance Education Instructional Designer Dallas Budden.

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