Online Assessments and Hearing Students Think About Science

by: Taryn L. S. Hess and Sherry A. Southerland
edited by: NSTA Press

This chapter examines online assessments and explores how they might be useful in your science classroom. Although there is a wealth of computer-based assessment tools (such as homework and exam generated programs that accompany many science textbooks), the focus of this chapter is on a specific form of online, interactive assessments; specifically, web-based practice assignments in which students submit their work for computerized grading over the internet. Online assessments can enhance science instruction by tapping into students’ interest in computers and providing instant feedback on their efforts.


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Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2008

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