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Selected Works

2006

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Dr Gabrielle Matters

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Full-Text Articles in Education

Curriculum For The Future, Gabrielle Matters Jul 2006

Curriculum For The Future, Gabrielle Matters

Dr Gabrielle Matters

No abstract provided.


Review Of Assessment In The Senior Sciences In Queensland, Gabrielle Matters Dec 2005

Review Of Assessment In The Senior Sciences In Queensland, Gabrielle Matters

Dr Gabrielle Matters

No abstract provided.


A Report To The Queensland Studies Authority : Assessment Approaches In Queensland Senior Science Syllabuses, Gabrielle Matters Dec 2005

A Report To The Queensland Studies Authority : Assessment Approaches In Queensland Senior Science Syllabuses, Gabrielle Matters

Dr Gabrielle Matters

This commissioned paper deals with appropriate assessment in senior science subjects in Queensland. The terms of reference were: To investigate the theoretical underpinnings of the two approaches to criteria-based and standards-referenced assessment in the Queensland senior science syllabuses; To make recommendations as to which approach is the more applicable in the current context; and To model the proposed approach, and provide advice about implementation.


Effective Practice In Assessment, Gabrielle Matters Dec 2005

Effective Practice In Assessment, Gabrielle Matters

Dr Gabrielle Matters

Practising effective assessment means that educators need to be fully equipped and ready for action to deliver the goods. What are the goods in this case? For the author the answer is the very best evidence of the nature and quality of student learning so that teachers can get information to feed a higher goal. That higher goal is more and better learning for more and more students. What are the characteristics of a system that is fully equipped and ready for action? For the author the answer is quite simple: first and foremost, teachers possessing high-level assessment skills, contributing ...