In the study, children learned new words only when conversing with a person and in the live video chat, both of which involved responsive, back-and-forth social interactions.
They didn't learn the new words through the prerecorded video instruction, which was not responsive to the child.
Working with Skype on creating our bot was a natural fit for us: travel is an inherently social activity, and so it seems completely fitting that we’ve worked with Skype – the world’s largest peer-to-peer communications platform and the first messaging platform to offer bots which can interact as part a group chat environment, to give users the ability to share the experience of finding the best flights together.
Chat bots offer something truly revolutionary by bringing travel search within the very platforms users are already interacting with on a frequent basis.
I found a community of teachers on Wiz IQ who were very inspiring, and we worked together for two years on our Edupunk creativity experiments.
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Researchers studied 36 two-year-olds, who learned new verbs either through training with a live person, live video chat technology such as Skype, or prerecorded video instruction.
Children learned new words only when conversing with a person live and in the video chat, both of which involve responsive social interactions, thus highlighting the importance of responsive interactions for language learning.