Louisa Rosenheck

Associate Director & Creative Lead

Louisa Rosenheck is Associate Director of the MIT Playful Journey Lab, and a designer and researcher of educational technologies in the MIT Education Arcade. She manages the design, content, and development of educational games and simulations, and oversees the research on how games can be effectively used in both formal and informal educational settings. She also brings the playfulness of games into her assessment design work, creating digital and non-digital tools to help both students and teachers assess creative work and soft skills. In addition to these areas, she supports other designers and organizations in creating innovative ed tech and curriculum. Through teaching at the graduate level and various capacity building partnerships, she aims to increase the deep learning in games and tools being produced for education.

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