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Nov 21, 2019

In this episode of ACTNext Navigator podcast, we’ll go under the hood of ACT's automated essay scoring engine, CRASE+.

Our guests are Erin Yao and Scott Wood. They’ve been working for many years on CRASE+, a product acquired in 2014 when ACT purchased Pacific Metrics. CRASE+ is a writing assessment tool that begins...


Nov 19, 2019

In this episode, guest Jay Thomas, Senior Assessment Designer at ACT, discusses how eye-tracking can go beyond psychometrics to evaluate and validate assessment and testing.

There are several parts to eye-tracking. The first is saccades, the rapid eye movements made during reading that don't always follow left-to-right....