A comparative evaluation of socratic versus didactic tutoring

Carolyn Penstein Rosé, Johanna D. Moore, Kurt Vanlehn, David Allbritton

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Abstract

While the effectiveness of one-on-one human tutoring has been well established, a great deal of controversy surrounds the issue of which features of tutorial dialogue separate effective uses of dialogue in tutoring from those that are less effective. In this paper we present a formal comparison of Socratic versus Didactic style tutoring that argues in favor of the Socratic tutoring style.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
Pages869-874
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2001

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