Support System for Teachers in Communication with Educational Support Robot
Felix Jimenez* and Masayoshi Kanoh**
*School of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University
1522-3 Ibaragabasama, Nagakute, Aichi 480-1198, Japan
**School of Engineering, Chukyo University
101-2 Yagoto Honmachi, Showa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 466-8666, Japan
With the growth of robot technology, more educational-support robots, which support learning, are paid attention to. For example, one robot supports the school life of students. Another robot helps students to learn English better. Most researches have focused on robot behavior and investigating the effect. Previous research has reported that a society in which robots and humans learn together will soon be a reality. If a society where robots and humans learn side by side is realized, children will be in houses where they will learn alongside multiple unspecified robots. We think that perspectives of third parties, such as educators and guardians, are important for further improvements in the field. Thus, we think that a system is necessary wherein third parties can direct robots to provide suitable learning support to learners. This paper proposes a system for teachers that can direct robots to provide suitable learning support to learners, who simultaneously can grasp their learning conditions as they study alongside robots.
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