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David F. Carr
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David F. Carr,
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8/27/2013 | 4:06:53 PM
re: Open Textbooks Advocate Circles Back To Tech
I'm going to try to get a better answer for you, but I think the distinction is between inferring related concepts from ANY series of questions and student responses, vs in the standardized test case having a manually designed model designed to assess certain skills.
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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8/23/2013 | 2:11:47 PM
re: Open Textbooks Advocate Circles Back To Tech
David, why is 'analyzing student responses to
tests and assessments and from that data inferring the concepts students
are having trouble understanding' seen as such a complex problem? Isn't this done routinely with SAT/ACT and state-level standardized tests? Is it a matter of data volume?


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