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The Resource Science Investigation : Student Views about Learning, Motivation and Assessment

Science Investigation : Student Views about Learning, Motivation and Assessment

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Science Investigation : Student Views about Learning, Motivation and Assessment
Title
Science Investigation
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Student Views about Learning, Motivation and Assessment
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eng
Summary
This book reports the findings of an interpretive case study of the phenomenon of science investigation (science inquiry) from students' perspective. Data were collected from a class of twenty-four Year 11 students in a middle size, co-educational New Zealand school, through Science Laboratory Environment Inventory, student questionnaires, focus group interviews and classroom observations. The participants provided some insightful comments about their learning of science investigation. Illustrative examples highlight; what students found motivational and what demotivated them, what and how they learnt through carrying out science investigation, and how internal assessment influenced their motivation to learn and learning. The connectedness between the complexities of learning science investigation and how motivation, and assessment influenced these 15 year old students' learning is discussed
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dictionaries
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SpringerBriefs in Education
Science Investigation : Student Views about Learning, Motivation and Assessment
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Science Investigation : Student Views about Learning, Motivation and Assessment
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Nature of Science Investigation -- 1.2 Sorting Out the Terminology -- 1.2.1 Practical Work -- 1.2.2 Experiments -- 1.2.3 Scientific Method -- 1.2.4 Approaches to Investigation -- 1.3 The Context of the Study -- 1.4 The Research Questions -- 1.5 Outline of This Book -- References -- 2 Science Laboratory Learning Environment, and Learning -- 2.1 Science Laboratory and Learning -- 2.2 Science Laboratory Environment Inventory -- 2.3 Methodology -- 2.4 Results -- 2.4.1 The Science Laboratory -- 2.4.2 Results of the SLEI -- 2.5 Student Experiences of Learning to Investigate -- 2.5.1 Illustrative Example 1 -- 2.5.1.1 Selected Practical Activity: Exploring Energy Changes -- 2.5.2 Illustrative Example 2 -- 2.5.2.1 Heat Retention in Cups of Different Materials -- 2.6 Chapter Summary -- References -- 3 Motivation to Learn Science Investigation -- 3.1 Relevant Theories of Motivation -- 3.2 Assessment of Motivation -- 3.3 Motivation and Approaches to Learning -- 3.4 Motivational Framework for the Study -- 3.5 Results -- 3.5.1 Engagement -- 3.5.2 Variety -- 3.5.2.1 Illustrative Example: Exploration of Dry Ice -- 3.5.3 Novelty -- 3.5.3.1 Illustrative Example: Measuring Energy Content of Fuels -- 3.6 Summary -- References -- 4 Assessment of Science Investigation -- 4.1 Multiple Purposes of Assessment in Science -- 4.1.1 Diagnostic Assessment -- 4.1.2 Formative Assessment -- 4.1.3 Summative Assessment -- 4.1.4 Assessment for Evaluation -- 4.2 Assessment in Science for Year 11 -- 4.3 Results -- 4.3.1 Formative Assessment in the Study Class -- 4.3.1.1 Student Questionnaire Results -- 4.3.2 Summative Assessment in the Study Class -- 4.3.2.1 Illustrative Example, Assessed Investigation: Watch that Car Go! -- 4.3.2.2 Students Goals for AS1.1 -- 4.3.2.3 Student Focus Group Interview Results
  • 4.3.2.4 Student Questionnaire Results -- 4.3.2.5 Summary of Questionnaire Results -- 4.4 Study Class National Certificate of Educational Achievement Results -- 4.5 Validity, Reliability, and Manageability -- 4.6 Summary -- References -- 5 Discussion and Conclusion -- 5.1 Emergent Themes -- 5.1.1 Fair Testing: Investigation in Practice -- 5.1.2 Learning that Science Investigation Process Is Linear and Sequential -- 5.1.3 Learning Through Science Investigation -- 5.1.4 Motivational Influences of Science Investigation -- 5.1.5 Assessment as the Driver of Learning -- 5.1.6 Assessment Reliability and Validity Issues -- 5.1.7 Assessment Promoted Low Level Learning Outcomes -- 5.1.8 Assessment Encouraged a Surface Approach to Learning -- 5.2 Conclusion -- References -- Final Thoughts -- Appendix 1Achievement Standard 1.1 -- Appendix 2Achievement Standard Assessment Task for AS1.1
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