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

By Benny B.H.W Yung

The conclusions and proposals made within the ebook are derived from a examine of ten lecturers in Hong Kong as they attempted to alter their perform following a reform of the Hong Kong evaluate process. Hong Kong is just a context that supplied the chance to assemble very wealthy and informative info on matters relating evaluation reforms which even have very vast implications in lots of international locations’ contexts. The e-book is written for practicing lecturers, teachers-in-training, instructor educators, coverage makers and researchers who're attracted to academics’ school room practices, instructor ideals, instructor professionalism, implementation of academic reforms mostly and excessive stakes evaluation reforms specifically. The booklet is prepared in a way that swiftly offers the case histories of the academics to the readers. those will be worthy to all lecturers, no matter if in education or skilled, in a few methods: (1) as a collection of principles to be debated upon and to behave as a springboard for mirrored image at the reasons of evaluation in schooling and at the position of lecturers in those reasons; (2) as examples of perform that may be in comparison to the readers' personal present practices; and (3) as a resource of types of perform to use and attempt in readers' personal school rooms. The case histories are via a dialogue of a couple of matters that come up from this crew of academics’ ideals and practices. To cater for research-oriented readers, the suitable literature, theoretical underpinnings, and the interesting learn method that ended in the case histories will seem as appendices.

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