Tutor Topics:


Wayang Outpost









Interactive Tutors:


  • The study and description of motion, without regard to its causes

Injection Molding

Finite Element Analysis


  • Stamping
  • Strip Layout
  • Die Casting
  • Forging

Spatial Reasoning

Technical Drawing:

  • Drafting for technical and mechanical illustration

Rotation Drawing:

  • Mechanical drawings depicting movement around a vertical axis


  • Shaping metal by using localized compressive forces

Die Casting:

  • A process for producing engineered metal parts by forcing molten metal under high pressure into reusable steel molds


  • An Interactive Case-Based Computer Program for Inquiry Teaching in a variety of displines.

Why the name RASHI?


RASHI in Action





Recent Publications and Awards ~ 2009 - 2012


Analyzing Affective Constructs: Emotions 'n Attitudes
IIvon Arroyo, David Shanabrook, Winslow Burleson, Beverly P. Woolf
Visualization of Student Activity Patterns within Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Authors names removed for double-blind review

Casual Collaborations while Learning Mathematics with an Intelligent Tutoring System
Ivon Arroyo, Beverly P. Woolf , David Shanabrook
Education Technology for the Developing World
Beverly Park Woolf, Ivon Arroyo, Imran A. Zualkernan
The Impact of Animated Pedagogical Agents on Girls’ and Boys’ Emotions, Attitudes, Behaviors and Learning.
Ivon Arroyo, Beverly P. Woolf, David Cooper, Winslow Burleson, Kasia Muldner   International Conference of Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2011) Athens, Georgia, July 2011  In Press
Using the Think Aloud Method to Observe Students’ Help-seeking Behavior in Math Tutoring Software
Minghui Tai, Beverly P. Woolf, Ivon Arroyo   International Conference of Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2011) Athens, Georgia, July 2011   In Press
Hoodies and Barrels : Using a Hide-and-seek Ubiquitous Game to Teach Mathematics.
A Data Mining Approach to Intelligent Tutoring
Ivon Arroyo, Hasmik Mehranian, Beverly P. Woolf    Journal of Educational Data Mining (JEDM).   In Press
Bayesian Networks and Linear Regression Models of Students’Goals, Moods and Emotions
Evaluation of AnimalWatch: An intelligent tutoring system for arithmetic and fractions.
Beal, C. R., Arroyo, I., Cohen, P. R., & Woolf, B. P. (2010)   Journal of Interactive Online Learning
Using an Intelligent Tutor and Math Fluency Training to Improve Math Performance
Ivon Arroyo, James M. Royer, Beverly Park Woolf   International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education. Selected Best Papers from ITS 2010 conference  In Press
Identifying High-Level Student Behavior Using time-based Motif Discovery
Shanabrook, D., Cooper, D., Woolf, B., Arroyo, I. - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Educational Data Mining, June 11 - 13, 2010 - Pittsburg, PA
Effort-based Tutoring: An Empirical Approach to Intelligent Tutoring
Arroyo, I., Mehranian, H., Woolf, B.    2010 Best Paper Award for 3rd International Conference on Educational Data Mining - June 11 - 13, 2010 - Pittsburg, PA
The Effect of Motivational Learning Companions on Low-Achieving Students and Students with Learning Disabilities
Woolf, B.P., Arroyo, I., Muldner, K., Burleson, W., Cooper, D., Dolan, R., Christopherson, R.M.
Ranking Feature Sets for Emotion Models used in Classroom Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems, submitted to the International Conference on User Modeling and Adaptive Presentation
David G. Cooper, Kasia Muldner, Ivon Arroyo, Beverly Park Woolf, Winslow Burleson - Submitted to the International Conference on User Modeling and Adaptive Presentation, 2010, Hawaii.
Gender Matters: The Impact of Animated Agents on Students’ Affect, Behavior and Learning
Ivon Arroyo, Beverly P. Woolf, James Michael Royer, Minghui Tai, Kasia Muldner, Winslow Burleson, David Cooper - Technical report UM-CS-2010-020. Computer Science Department, UMASS Amherst
Recognizing Dialogue Content in Student Collaborative Conversation
Toby Dragon, Mark Floryan, Beverly Woolf, Tom Murray - Submitted to the International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 2010, Pittsburgh
Improving Math Learning Through Intelligent Tutoring and Basic Skills Training
Ivon Arroyo, Beverly Park Woolf, James M. Royer, Minghui Tai, Sara English
Sensing Student Emotion and Responding Appropriatly
Cooper, David, Arroyo,Ivon, Woolf, Beverly
Emotion Sensors Go To School
Ivon Arroyo, David G. Cooper, Winslow Burleson, Beverly Park Woolf, Kasia Muldner and Robert Christopherson - Best Paper AIED 2009
Affective Gendered Learning Companion
Viewing Student Affect and Learning through Classroom Observation and Physical Sensors
Toby Dragon, Ivon Arroyo, Beverly P. Woolf, Winslow Burleson, Rana el Kaliouby, Hoda Eydgahi
Affect-Aware Tutors: Recognizing and Responding to Student Affect
Beverly Woolf, Winslow Burleson, Ivon Arroyo, Toby Dragon, David Cooper, Rosalind Picard
Repairing Disengagement With Non-Invasive Interventions
Ivon Arroyo, Kimberly Ferguson, Jeff Johns, Toby Dragon, Hasmik Meheranian, Don Fisher, Andrew Barto,
Sridhar Mahadevan, Beverly P. Woolf
Improving Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Using Expectation Maximization To Learn Student Skill Levels
Kimberly Ferguson, Ivon Arroyo, Sridhar Mahadevan, Beverly Woolf, Andy Barto