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Assessment and Evaluation in Science and Technology Education

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This chapter is focused upon the assessment and evaluation dimension in science and technology education. In this chapter, (i) the definition of assessment and evaluation is offered and the explanations of assessment and evaluation in science and technology education within (ii) the scope of twenty-first century skills are given. The chapter provides detailed information on (iii) commonly-used assessment and evaluation tools in science and technology education, and how these tools can be used in learning and teaching environments. The chapter also includes (iv) Web 2.0 technologies that can be used for assessment and evaluation purposes, the introduction of commonly-used Web 2.0 tools in this field, and their capacities and limitations. The last part of the chapter includes (v) discussions about assessment and evaluation in science and technology education and also offers recommendations. The final section also presents readers with examples of books and journal articles that provide more detailed information for assessment and evaluation in science and technology education.

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Çavaş, B., Çavaş, P., Anagün, Ş. (2023). Assessment and Evaluation in Science and Technology Education. In: Akpan, B., Cavas, B., Kennedy, T. (eds) Contemporary Issues in Science and Technology Education. Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education, vol 56. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-24259-5_6

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