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Researchers Track Facial Expressions to Improve Teaching Software

June 27, 2013

this expression is correlated with frustration Research from North Carolina State University shows that software that tracks facial expressions can accurately assess the emotions of students engaged in interactive online learning, and predict the effectiveness of online tutoring sessions. Full Story

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