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ERIC Number: EJ1124741
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2330-8516
Taming Log Files from Game/Simulation-Based Assessments: Data Models and Data Analysis Tools. Research Report. ETS RR-16-10
Hao, Jiangang; Smith, Lawrence; Mislevy, Robert; von Davier, Alina; Bauer, Malcolm
ETS Research Report Series, Mar 2016
Extracting information efficiently from game/simulation-based assessment (G/SBA) logs requires two things: a well-structured log file and a set of analysis methods. In this report, we propose a generic data model specified as an extensible markup language (XML) schema for the log files of G/SBAs. We also propose a set of analysis methods for identifying useful information from the log files and implement the methods in a package in the Python programming language, glassPy. We demonstrate the data model and glassPy with logs from a game-based assessment, SimCityEDU.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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