Testing on Tablets
In 2015, the use of tablets for large scale testing programs transitioned from theoretical to reality for several state testing programs. Tablet use for testing is expected to continue to grow over the next several years. Pearson has been studying the effects and experience of using tablets for large-scale assessment performance since 2012.
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Assessments should not only measure what students know and are able to do at a certain point in time, but also help them and their teachers understand their day-to-day progress and accelerate their learning.
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Feedback fuels learning. Technology innovations in automated scoring can provide feedback on performance assessments more quickly and affordably than human scoring, but still accurately with the right constraints.
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Issues in Assessment
Our Assessment experts engage in basic and applied research about innovations in testing and measurement to address real-world measurement challenges and produce useful information for guiding educational decisions. Learn more about evidence-based standard setting, computer-adaptive testing, best practices in scoring, item-response theory and more.
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