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Psychometric Considerations In Game-Based Assessment GBA

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
Document Type:
White Paper
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Subject/Key Words:
Games, SimCity, Formative Assessment, Simulation, GlassLab, Learning, Assessment Design, Psychometrics, Measurement Models, Evidence Centered Design, Game-Based Assessment (GBA)


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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