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Syllabi and Slides

Cognitive Tutors slides by Vincent Aleven

Video Resources

Watch the full webinar on Cognitive Tutors featuring Vincent Aleven:

Cognitive Tutors webinar as audio file (.mp3)


  • Anderson, J. R., Corbett, A. T., Koedinger, K. R. & Pelletier, R. (1995). Cognitive Tutors: Lessons Learned. The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 4(2), 167-207. [Access Online]
  • Koedinger, K. R., & Corbett, A. T. (2006). Cognitive Tutors: Technology bringing learning science to the classroom. In R. K. Sawyer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences, (pp. 61-78). Cambridge University Press. [Access Online]

Additional Reading:

  • Aleven, V. A., & Koedinger, K. R. (2002). An effective metacognitive strategy: Learning by doing and explaining with a computer-based cognitive tutor. Cognitive Science, 26(2), 147-179.
  • Aleven, V., Roll, I., & Koedinger, K. R. (2012). Progress in assessment and tutoring of lifelong learning skills: An intelligent tutor agent that helps students become better help seekers. In P. J. Durlach & A. M. Lesgold (Eds.), Adaptive technologies for training and education (pp. 69-95). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Kalena Cortes, Takako Nomi and Joshua Goodman. A double dose of Algebra: Intensive math instruction has long-term benefits. EducationNext, Winter 2013/Vol. 13, No. 1. [Access Online]
  • Koedinger, K. R., & Aleven, V. (2007). Exploring the assistance dilemma in experiments with cognitive tutors. Educational Psychology Review, 19(3), 239-264.
  • Pane, J. F., Griffin, B. A., McCaffrey, D. F., & Karam, R. (2013). Effectiveness of cognitive tutor algebra I at scale. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 0162373713507480. [DOI: 10.3102/0162373713507480]

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