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Visualization Assessment and Training (VIZ)



Description: VIZ: The visualization assessment and training website, was developed as an open access site for the assessment and training of spatial skills. The site uses separate modules to collect accuracy and response times. We currently have four tasks, mental rotation, paper folding, water level, and spatial working memory and other tasks can be contributed. Excel macros that are currently under development will allow users to access data from a group or by date.

References:  Blasko, D., Holliday-Darr, K., Mace, D., & Blasko-Drabik, H. (2004). VIZ: The visualization assessment and training website. Behavior Research Methods Instruments & Computers, 36(2), 256-260.

Holliday-Darr, K., Blasko, D., & Dwyer, C. (1999). Improving Cognitive Visualization with a Web-Based Interactive Assessment and Training program. Proceedings American Society for Engineering Educators, Engineering Design Graphics Division 54th Annual Mid Year Meeting (pp. 147-151).

Test Location: 

Online at the Lead Researchers:

Dawn Blasko, The Pennsylvania State University

Kathy Holliday-Darr, The Pennsylvania State University

{ ib4 [at] psu [dot] edu }

Jennifer Trich-Kremer, The Pennsylvania State University

{ jdt107 [at] psu [dot] edu }