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Towards Automating ECD-Based Diagnostic Assessments
Valerie J. Shute

In this paper, I briefly present current problems in the U.S. educational system, overview the evidence-centered design (ECD) approach for developing assessments, and describe how one can address the problems by using the ECD approach for designing online diagnostic assessments in support of learning. I also describe a method for modifying an existing knowledge elicitation tool that can assist in obtaining the necessary data for each of the student and evidence models embodied within the ECD framework.

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