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Table 7 Summary of findings across experiments

From: The interrelationship between concepts about agency and students’ use of teachable-agent learning technology

  Experiment 1 Experiment 2 Experiment 3
Behavioral predictions
 Differ across agent? *** ** ***
 Differ across conditions? ns ns N/A
 Agent x condition interaction? ns ** N/A
Person behavioral predictions and learning
 Predict content learning?
  Multiple choice ** ns #
  Short answer * * ns
  Overall ** ns ns
 Predict causal reasoning learning? N/A * *
Property attribution questionnaire
 Differ across agent? *** *** **
 Differ across properties? *** *** ***
 Agent x property interaction? *** *** ***
Students rated computer as more likely to: See Be intelligent Know things Students rated computer as more likely to: See Be intelligent Know things Students rated computer as more likely to: See Be intelligent Know things
  Students rated Betty as more likely to: Feel Have semantic knowledge Students rated Betty as more likely to: Feel Have semantic knowledge Remember Think
  1. #p = 0.071, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001; ns not significant