This resource manual for college-level science instructors reevaluates the role of testing in their curricula and describes innovative techniques pioneered by other teachers. part I examines the effects of the following on lower-division courses: changes in exam content, format, and environment; revisions in grading practices; student response; colleague reaction' the sharing of new practices with other interested professionals, and more. The book includes a comprehensive introduction, faculty-composed narratives, commentaries by well-known science educators, and a visual index to 100 more refined innovations.Part 1: Lower-Division Courses Part 2: Upper-Division Courses Sheila Tobias, Jacqueline Raphael ... Description of Examination Innovation The efforts of the American Chemical Society (ACS) to reform the first- year general chemistry course were ... Their purpose was to see whether there is a way to test conceptual understanding within the tradtitional multiple-choice format, a format that lends itself toanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Hidden Curriculum - Faculty Made Tests in Science|
|Author||:||Sheila Tobias, Jacqueline Raphael|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 1997-04-30|