Zachary Pardos

Zachary Pardos
Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Zach Pardos is a researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology exploring data driven methodologies to aid learners and educators using virtual learning environments. He earned his PhD in Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the Tutor Research Group in 2012. During his PhD he spent extensive time on the front lines of K-12 education working with teachers and students to integrate educational technology into the curriculum as an assessment tool to be used formatively. He is an emerging leader in the field of Educational Data Mining and has received numerous academic awards and honors for components of his thesis work on “Predictive Models of Learning” including a top prize applying his educational analytics in the 2010 KDD Cup, an international big data competition on predicting student performance within an intelligent tutoring system.


Sponsored Sessions Ballroom H
Marie Bienkowski (SRI International), Jace Kohlmeier (Khan Academy), Zachary Pardos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Sharren Bates (inBloom)
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Marie Bienkowski (SRI International), Zachary Pardos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)


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