An article produced in part by the ALLS was discussed in the Nature.com blog. The article’s statement.
“Surprisingly, in one recent experiment he found that an “intelligent tutor” – basically computer learning program with no bells or whistles – engaged math students more than a math game. But those same students registered double the “delight” when they played the game.”
Refers to results published in
Rodrigo, M.M.T., Baker, R.S.J.d. (2011) Comparing Learners’ Affect While Using an Intelligent Tutor and an Educational Game. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 6 (1), 43-66. [PDF]