Automatic item generation : theory and practice by Mark J Gierl, Thomas M. Haladyna

By Mark J Gierl, Thomas M. Haladyna

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S2 includes content on animal habitat. In our example, three habitats are presented: prairie, mountains, and tundra. Other habitats expected to yield generated items with a similar difficulty level could be included. S3 includes content on the animal’s adaptive characteristics. Two characteristics are described in this model, fur and feathers. S1, S2, and S3 are dependent stem elements in this example, as the choice of animal affects the animal’s habitat and adaptive characteristics. Also, it is assumed that some of the animals in S1 could live in more than one habitat in S2.

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