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 publication are derived from a examine of ten academics in Hong Kong as they attempted to alter their perform following a reform of the Hong Kong review approach. Hong Kong is just a context that supplied the chance to assemble very wealthy and informative facts on matters bearing on evaluation reforms which even have very huge implications in lots of international locations’ contexts. The booklet is written for practicing lecturers, teachers-in-training, instructor educators, coverage makers and researchers who're drawn to lecturers’ school room practices, instructor ideals, instructor professionalism, implementation of academic reforms mostly and excessive stakes review reforms specifically. The booklet is equipped in a fashion that speedily offers the case histories of the academics to the readers. those may be worthwhile to all lecturers, even if in education or skilled, in a few methods: (1) as a collection of rules to be debated upon and to behave as a springboard for mirrored image at the reasons of review 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 latest 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 few matters that come up from this staff of lecturers’ ideals and practices. To cater for research-oriented readers, the correct literature, theoretical underpinnings, and the fascinating learn method that resulted in the case histories will look as appendices.

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