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Valuing assessment in science education : pedagogy, curriculum, policy

Author: Deborah Corrigan; Richard F Gunstone; Alister Jones
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book examines the relationships between assessment, measurement and evaluation. It also explores assessment philosophies and practices in relation to the science curriculum and scientific  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Corrigan; Richard F Gunstone; Alister Jones
ISBN: 940076667X 9789400766679
OCLC Number: 854469091
Description: viii, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Valuing Assessment in Science Education: An Introductory Framework, Deborah Corrigan, Cathy Buntting, Alister Jones, Richard Gunstone.- International Assessments of Science Learning: Their Positive and Negative Contributions to Science Education, Peter J. Fensham.- International, National and Classroom Assessment: Potent Factors in Shaping what Counts in School Science, Alister Jones, Cathy Buntting.- Improving Science Education: Why Science Matters, Robin Millar.- Towards an Authentically Assessed Science Curriculum, Peter J. Fensham, Leonie J. Rennie.- Aligning Science Curriculum Renewal Efforts and Assessment Practices, Wilmad Kuiper, Elvira Folmer, Wout Ottevanger.- Content to be Assessed Across the History of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, Audrey B. Champagne.- The Influence of Assessment on Moderating Science Teachers' Beliefs and Practices, Deborah Corrigan, Rebecca Cooper.- Issues in Teaching for and Assessment of Creativity in Mathematics and Science, Mike Askew.- Science Teachers' Understanding of the College Entrance Examination in a Climate of National Curriculum Reform in China, Hongming Ma.- Pedagogy in Theory and in Practice: Formative and Summative Assessments in Classrooms and in Systems, Paul Black.- An Assessment Perezhivanie: Building an Assessment Pedagogy for, with and of Early Childhood Science Learning, Marilyn Fleer, Gloria Quinones.- Classroom Assessment: Making Space for Diversity, Bronwen Cowie.- Formative Assessment as a Cltural Practice: The Use of Written Formative Assessment in Samoan Science Classrooms, Desmond Lee Hang, Beverley Bell.- The Disparity Between Achievement and Engagement in Students' Science Learning: A Case of East-Asian Regions, Jinwoong Song.- Embedding Assessment Within Primary School Science: A Case Study, Angela Fitzgerald, Richard Gunstone.- Formative Assessment in Learning to Teach Science, Pernilla Nilsson, John Loughran.- Changing Assessment Practices in Science Classrooms, Chris Harrison.- Assessment: Where to Next?, Deborah Corrigan, Cathy Buntting, Richard Gunstone, Alister Jones.
Responsibility: Deborah Corrigan, Richard Gunstone, Alister Jones, editors.
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