Analyzing Learning Gains in a Competition Intelligent Tutoring System

  • Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino
  • Carlos Delgado Kloos
  • Manuel Fernández Molina
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8474)


We designed and implemented the ISCARE tutor which enables competition one against one solving a collection of exercises in a limited amount of time, with a double adaptation: adaptation of matches so that students with similar knowledge levels are paired; and adaptation of exercises. This study proves that a competition system with the characteristics of ISCARE can be an effective tool for learning, producing important learning gains during the learning process.


assessment competition learning gains motivation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino
    • 1
  • Carlos Delgado Kloos
    • 1
  • Manuel Fernández Molina
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Telematic EngineeringUniversidad Carlos III de MadridSpain

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