Validity and Automad Scoring: It's Not Only the Scoring

Authors

  • Randy Elliot Bennett,

    1. Director, Research, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08541. His specialization is new modes of assessment.
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  • Isaac I. Bejar

    1. Principal Research Scientist, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08541. His specialization is the application of technology and cognitive science to assessment.
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Abstract

What are the validity issues involved in automated scoring of tests? What is the nature of the interplay among construct definition, task design, examinee interface, tutorial, test development tools, and automated scoring and reporting?

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