Valuing Assessment in Science Education: Pedagogy, Curriculum, Policy

Assessment is a fundamental issue in research in science education, in curriculum development and implementation in science education as well as in science teaching and learning. This book takes a broad and deep view of research involving assessment in science education, across contexts and cultures...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Corrigan, Deborah (Editor), Gunstone, Richard (Editor), Jones, Alister (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of 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, Léonie 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 Quiñones
  • 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