CATS – Publications

For an overview of the CATS Project see:

Our first step was to identify the core concepts of cybersecurity through a Delphi Process:

We then developed scenarios and interviewed students to uncover their misconceptions:

We selected six of our favorite scenarios to create educational case studies, which offer an engaging authentic way to learn cybersecurity concepts:

We held a Hackathon to create and refine test items.  We also explored using Crowd-sourcing to generate distractors.  The following papers (and the overview experience paper) give insight into how we created test items:

We validated the CCI using expert review, pilot testing, and psychometric analysis: