Assessment Reform in Science: Fairness and Fear: 31 by Benny B.H.W Yung

By Benny B.H.W Yung

The conclusions and suggestions made within the e-book are derived from a research of ten lecturers in Hong Kong as they attempted to alter their perform following a reform of the Hong Kong evaluate approach. Hong Kong is just a context that supplied the chance to assemble very wealthy and informative info on concerns concerning review reforms which even have very large implications in lots of nations’ contexts. The booklet is written for practicing academics, teachers-in-training, instructor educators, coverage makers and researchers who're drawn to lecturers’ lecture room practices, instructor ideals, instructor professionalism, implementation of academic reforms generally and excessive stakes evaluate reforms particularly. The ebook is geared up in a fashion that speedily offers the case histories of the academics to the readers. those might be worthwhile to all lecturers, even if in education or skilled, in a couple of methods: (1) as a collection of rules to be debated upon and to behave as a springboard for mirrored image at the reasons of overview in schooling and at the function of lecturers in those reasons; (2) as examples of perform that may be in comparison to the readers' personal current practices; and (3) as a resource of versions of perform to use and try out in readers' personal school rooms. The case histories are by way of a dialogue of a couple of concerns that come up from this crew of academics’ ideals and practices. To cater for research-oriented readers, the appropriate literature, theoretical underpinnings, and the interesting examine method that resulted in the case histories will look as appendices.

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