Assessing Science Understanding: A Human Constructivist View
Joel J. Novak, James H. Mintzes, Joseph D. Wandersee 2000 Academic Press: San Diego
This book by Joel J. Novak, James H. Mintzes, and Joseph D. Wandersee describes different kinds of assessments for measuring student understanding of science concepts. The book explores many assessment types and how they can be used in the classroom to improve instruction and learning. Topics include assessment concept maps, structured interviews, observations, portfolios and written products. The book also provides useful examples, data, and extensive references to the literature.