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Psychometric Considerations In Game-Based Assessment

Mislevy, Robert J.; Oranje, Andreas; Bauer, Malcolm I.; von Davier, Alina A.; Hao, Jiangang; Corrigan, Seth; Hoffman, Erin; DiCerbo, Kristen; John, Michael
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GlassLab Research, Institute of Play
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White Paper
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Subject/Key Words:
Assessment Design Evidence Centered Design Formative Assessment Game-Based Assessment (GBA) Games GlassLab Learning Measurement Models Psychometrics SimCity Simulation


This paper focuses specifically on the formative assessment value of simulation games, and in particular, the game SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge!. It is the first of several papers published by Institute of Play on the work and research of GlassLab. The authors of this report are affiliated with ETS, Institute of Play, Pearson, and Electronic Arts.

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