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Tuesday, August 1 • 11:45am - 12:00pm
The Power, Cost and Limits of Adaptivity in Neurogaming

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Adaptivity promises a personal digital tutor for every device.  It is at the heart of intelligent tutoring systems and found across neurogaming platforms.  Adaptivity refers to how educational games and activities adapt their levelof challenge and personalized instruction to meet the changing  educational needs of a player, as they play.   This talk presents examples from Dr. Vikaros’s work with Lumosity, Agnitus and Lexia Learning to explain and compare different types of adaptive systems, while providing a summary of current research and a glimpse into the future of what is soon to come.

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Lance Vikaros

Director of Game Systems Design, Lumosity
Lance Vikaros, Ed.D., has been designing, developing and teaching others how to build educational software since 1992, for groups like Scholastic, Lexia Learning, Intel, the MIT Media Lab and now Lumosity. Recently he completed an educational doctorate degree specialized in educational... Read More →

Tuesday August 1, 2017 11:45am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 104