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Next Generation Science Assessment

Next Generation Science Assessment

Assessments for several NGSS Performance Expectations in middle school physical and life sciences, featuring videos and simulations, authentic and engaging scenarios, interactive tools for modeling, and scaffolds and supports.

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On the instructional sensitivity of computer-aided design logs

Figure 1: Hypothetical student responses to an intervention.In the fourth issue this year, the International Journal of Engineering Education published our 19-page-long paper on the instructional sensitivity of computer-aided design (CAD) logs. This study was based on our Energy3D software, which supports students to learn science and engineering concepts and skills through creating sustainable buildings […]

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Visual learning analytics based on graph theory: Part I

All educational research and assessment are based on inference from evidence. Evidence is constructed from learner data. The quality of this construction is, therefore, fundamentally important. Many educational measurements have relied on eliciting, analyzing, and interpreting students’ constructed responses to assessment questions. New types of data may engender new opportunities for improving the validity and […]

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