Chapter 11 looks at different models of the use of technology in learning (such as Networked Learning, Technology Enhanced Learning etc), how Virtual Humans relate to these, and the different roles that Virtual Humans could play in education, including virtual tutors, pedagogic agents teachable agents and teaching assistants.
We'll post additional analysis here, and blog about interesting case studies and systems.
Gratch, J., DeVault, D., Lucas, G. & Marsella, S. (2015). Negotiation as a Challenge Problem for Virtual Humans. 15th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents. Delft, The Netherlands.