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Technology-Enhanced Items

A technology-enhanced item is one that leverages available technologies in the context of computerized test delivery to efficiently measure elements of a construct domain. Such technological enhancements may exist in the item stem as a means for the examinee to access content, or in the nature of the response action by which the examinee provides a response. Through technology, examinees can be provided with access to item content and resource materials through text scrolling, playing a video, and/or using a calculator or glossary. At the response level, technological enhancements allow response manipulations that demonstrate applied knowledge, skills, and abilities, such as by manipulating text or objects through key strokes, point and click, touchscreen movements, or voice capture. This integration of technology is intended to foster ...

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