Faculty Advisor

Beck, Joseph E.


this report will discuss in depth the challenges and opportunities that arise when attempting to develop a tutor with game-like elements. in this report, the reader will learn background knowledge behind the importance of developing an innovative tutor for grade school students. the reader will also find the many trials and complications that arose during the design phase of the project. the idea behind this project should not be seen as complete. this paper should be used as a stepping stone for future work in this field. there is a growing need for the expansion of tutor systems like the one found in this paper as many of today's students struggle to learn using traditional study techniques.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

August 2012

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Computer Science