@inproceedings { aylett06, abstract = {We consider the issues involved in taking educational role- play into a virtual environment with intelligent graphical characters, who implement a cognitive appraisal system and autonomous action selection. Issues in organizing emergent narratives are discussed with respect to a Story Facilitator as well as the impact on the authoring process.}, booktitle = {IVA'2006 -Intelligent Virtual Agents}, publisher = {Springer}, title = {Making It Up as You Go Along - Improvising Stories for Pedagogical Purposes}, year = {2006}, author = {Ruth Aylett and Rui Figueiredo and Sandy Louchart and João Dias and Ana Paiva} }