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Yeoh, Miranda P. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2017
Science is for all students in all countries; and this is a principle of equity. An explicit aim of science education is to create a high level of scientific literacy so that students have a greater understanding of science content knowledge that is associated with life, the physical world and earth sciences. As 21st century citizens, it is…
Descriptors: Science Education, Literacy, Knowledge Level, Science Process Skills
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Simin, Cai; Lam, Toh Tin – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2016
This paper presents the design and development of a rubric for assessing mathematical modelling for mathematical modelling tasks at the secondary level. A rubric was crafted based on the mathematical modelling competencies synthesised by the researchers identified from four sources. The rubric was fine-tuned following an interview with three…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Test Construction, Mathematical Models, Secondary School Mathematics
Collis, Kevin F. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1983
Test items were developed to assess a child's understanding of certain mathematical concepts. The taxonomy and criteria for developing superitems are described in some detail. The developed items were tried out with students and data are given on test results. (MNS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education
Wilson, Audrey – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
Reports a study to compare the performance of Australian university students on chemistry questions delivered in two different formats: multiple choice and grid. Concluded that students encounter more difficulties with questions presented in the grid format and that grid questions demand a deeper understanding of the topic. (MDH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Chemistry, Cognitive Processes, Foreign Countries