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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
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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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8/23/2013 | 2:11:47 PM
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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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