ERIC Number: ED463162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Science Educator's Guide to Laboratory Assessment.
Doran, Rodney; Chan, Fred; Tamir, Pinchas; Lenhardt, Carol
This book presents multiple assessment formats and strategies appropriate for inquiry activities for both indoor and outdoor education. Chapters 5-8 feature examples of disciplinary assessment practices for biology, chemistry, physics, and earth sciences. Other contents include: (1) "A Rationale for Assessment"; (2) "Developing New Assessment"; (3) "Alternative Assessment Formats"; (4) "Using Performance Assessment Results"; (5) "Illustrative Assessment Tasks for Biology"; (6) "Illustrative Assessment Tasks for Chemistry"; (7) "Illustrative Assessment Tasks for Earth Science"; and (8) "Illustrative Assessment Tasks for Physics." Appendices include a glossary, standards for assessment, and a complete bibliography. (Contains 142 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Evaluation, Inquiry, Physics, Professional Development, Science Education, Science Laboratories, Secondary Education
NSTA Press, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000. Web site: http://www.nsta.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.