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ERIC Number: EJ839547
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1554-9178
Scientific Abilities and Their Assessment
Etkina, Eugenia; Van Heuvelen, Alan; White-Brahmia, Suzanne; Brookes, David T.; Gentile, Michael; Murthy, Sahana; Rosengrant, David; Warren, Aaron
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, v2 n2 p020103-1--020103-15 Jul-Dec 2006
The paper introduces a set of formative assessment tasks and rubrics that were developed for use in an introductory physics instruction to help students acquire and self-assess various scientific process abilities. We will describe the rubrics, tasks, and the student outcomes in courses where the tasks and rubrics were used. (Contains 49 footnotes, 11 tables, and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota