easy with eve

a virtual teacher named eve, developed by researchers and scientists in auckland’s massey university, could be the future of e-learning. those designed for 8yr olds for now, the impact of this new technology could make leaps and bounds particularly for those with learning or intellectual disabilities of any age.

“With rising demand for long-distance learning and online tutoring, a computer programe capable of detecting human emotions may become a critical teaching tool.”Although Eve was developed for one-to-one maths teaching with eight-year-olds, she is a significant new character in the future of human computer interaction and could be a personalised virtual tutor by any name.

Linked to a child via computer, the animated character or virtual tutor can tell if the child is frustrated, angry or confused by the on-screen teaching session and can adapt the tutoring session appropriately.

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