Game-Based Assessment of Persistence

@article{DiCerbo2014GameBasedAO,
  title={Game-Based Assessment of Persistence},
  author={Kristen E. DiCerbo},
  journal={Educational Technology & Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={17-28}
}
Interest in 21 century skills has brought concomitant interest in ways to teach and measure them. Games hold promise in these areas, but much of their potential has yet to be proven, and there are few examples of how to use the rich data from games to make inferences about players’ knowledge, skills, and attributes. This article builds an evidence model for the assessment of persistence from Poptropica, a popular commercial game for children. Task persistence is an important skill related to… CONTINUE READING