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Authentic assessment of students’ problem solving 

written by Qing Xu, Kenneth Heller, Leonardo Hsu, and Bijaya Aryal

Improving curricular materials and practices aimed at complex cognitive processes such as problem solving requires careful planning and useful tools for assessment. To illustrate the challenges of measuring a change in students' problem solving in physics, we present the results of and a reflection on a pilot assessment of the effectiveness of computer problem-solving coaches in a large (200+ student) section of an introductory physics course.

Published January 24, 2013
Last Modified May 16, 2013