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Gaming Considerations for Educational Assessments

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David Dockterman, Yaacov Petscher, Ali McAfee, Eric Klopfer, Scot Osterweil, and Cody Diefenthaler. Submitted. “ Gaming Considerations for Educational Assessments .” PsyArXiv - preprint. Publisher's Version Abstract To inform instruction, assessments must collect accurate data about the current state of the learner. Unfortunately, students may find assessments unengaging, intimidating, or irrelevant, undermining the quality of their effort and the quality of the data. The application of gaming to assessments may provide a way to boost and sustain test-taker engagement, an integration that...
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