The Hidden Curriculum—Faculty-Made Tests in Science

Part 2: Upper-Division Courses

  • Sheila Tobias
  • Jacqueline Raphael

Part of the Innovations in Science Education and Technology book series (ISET, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Sheila Tobias, Jacqueline Raphael
    Pages 1-16
  3. Terence R. Anthoney
    Pages 17-63
  4. Philip Beauchamp
    Pages 65-103
  5. Robert J. Beichner
    Pages 105-116
  6. R. Lynn Bradley
    Pages 117-126
  7. Abigail Lipson
    Pages 127-130
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 131-135

About this book


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.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Sheila Tobias
    • 1
  • Jacqueline Raphael
    • 1
  1. 1.California State UniversityCarsonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-45581-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-0482-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1873-1058
  • Series Online ISSN 2213-2236
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