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Simulation as a Framework for Preservice Assessment

, Vermont Institutes, United States ; , Western Oregon University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Atlanta, GA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-52-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


The Vermont Institutes and Teaching Research, of Western Oregon University are partners in a preservice technology initiative that uniquely prepares teachers to improve student learning. The initiative documents growth in future teachers' results-oriented abilities by using a powerful new classroom and school simulation tool (SimSchool). This session will share how SimSchool and one of its partner projects “eTIPS” serve as examples of simulations and case-based e-learning platforms that provide a framework for assessing the knowledge and skills of preservice students.


Gibson, D. & Halverson, B. (2004). Simulation as a Framework for Preservice Assessment. In R. Ferdig, C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, N. Davis, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3322-3325). Atlanta, GA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 22, 2019 from .


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