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Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS)

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ATLAS promotes learning and improved outcomes for all students.

We create technology-based learning and assessment systems that are accessible and academically rigorous. Our center serves all students, including students with disabilities and struggling learners, as well as their educators.


Large-scale summative assessment results are typically delivered after students complete their academic term, so their use is often limited to accountability reporting, program evaluation and resource allocation.

Improving Instructional Decision-Making Using Diagnostic Classification Models Article highlights: How to leverage DCMs to support better decision making. Different methods for reporting results to different stakeholder groups. Considerations for using DCMs in operational settings. How DCMs can inform decision making at state nd local levels. What are DCMs? Flexible psychometric models that facilitate detailed reports on student skill mastery. Jake Thompson and Amy K. ClarkAmy C

Article Abstract  In recent years, educators, administrators, policymakers, and measurement experts have called for assessments that support educators in making better instructional decisions.