publication . Article . 2011

Assessing scientific and technological enquiry skills at age 11 using the e-scape system

Davies, D; Collier, C; Howe, A;
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  • Published: 06 Dec 2011 Journal: International Journal of Technology and Design Education, volume 22, pages 247-263 (issn: 0957-7572, eissn: 1573-1804, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article reports on the outcomes from the e-scape Primary Scientific and Technological Understanding Assessment Project (2009–2010), which aimed to support primary teachers in developing valid portfolio-based tasks to assess pupils’ scientific and technological enquiry skills at age 11. This was part of the wider ‘e-scape’ project (2003-present), which has developed an innovative controlled alternative to design & technology and science public assessment at age 16. Teachers from eight primary schools were trained in the use of an online task-authoring tool to develop and trial assessment activities based on current classroom work. To compile their e-portfoli...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: General Engineering, Education, Portfolio, Science education, Judgement, Computer science, Technology education, Mathematics education, Mobile device, Educational assessment, computer.software_genre, computer, The Internet, business.industry, business, Pedagogy, Educational technology, L1
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publication . Article . 2011

Assessing scientific and technological enquiry skills at age 11 using the e-scape system

Davies, D; Collier, C; Howe, A;