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ERIC Number: EJ1095669
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1530-5058
Applying Evidence-Centered Design for the Development of Game-Based Assessments in Physics Playground
Kim, Yoon Jeon; Almond, Russell G.; Shute, Valerie J.
International Journal of Testing, v16 n2 p142-163 2016
Game-based assessment (GBA) is a specific use of educational games that employs game activities to elicit evidence for educationally valuable skills and knowledge. While this approach can provide individualized and diagnostic information about students, the design and development of assessment mechanics for a GBA is a nontrivial task. In this article, we describe the 10-step procedure that the design team of "Physics Playground" (formerly known as "Newton's Playground") has established by adapting evidence-centered design to address unique challenges of GBA. The scaling method used for Physics Playground was Bayesian networks; thus this article describes specific actions taken for the iterative process of constructing and revising Bayesian networks in the context of the game Physics Playground.
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Language: English
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