Open Game Data is a platform to accelerate research of educational games for learning and assessment. Developed by a growing community of studios, researchers and designers, the tool will reduce a significant barrier for learning science researcher participation with learning games by eliminating the cost associated with common tasks required for data collection while freeing users to concentrate on innovation and discovery. As a result, it will broaden participation in educational data science by making datasets and analysis code openly available.
Director, Field DayField Day is an education research laboratory at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. Composed of a diverse team of educational researchers, software engineers, artists and storytellers, David Gagnon’s lab is focused on the intersection of situated and sociocultural learning theories with digital media, specifically video games, virtual reality and educational data mining. Field Day’s games have won numerous awards and are used by millions of learners yearly.