Optimizing adaptivity in educational games

  title={Optimizing adaptivity in educational games},
  author={Erik Andersen},
One of the most promising ways that games for learning can improve education is by adapting to each child individually. However, it is often difficult to instrument game mechanics so that they can be controlled to promote learning. Furthermore, even if this parameterization is possible, there is little knowledge of how to generate adaptive level progressions that optimize engagement and learning. We have taken the first step towards enabling adaptivity in an educational game for teaching… CONTINUE READING

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