Overview

Indicates a research-demonstrated benefit

Overview

Tools to elicit students' initial ideas, lessons to engage those ideas, assessment items, and reporting structures for students and teachers.

Type of Method Instructional strategy, Curriculum supplement
Level Designed for: Teacher Professional DevelopmentReferences coming soon, Middle SchoolReferences coming soon, Teacher Preparation, High School
Can be adapted for: Intro College Calculus-based, Intro College Algebra-based, Intro College Conceptual, Intermediate, Upper-level
Setting Designed for: Lecture - Small (<30 students)References coming soon
Can be adapted for: Lecture - Large (30+ students), Recitation/Discussion Session, Lab, Homework, Studio
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Topics Mechanics, Waves / Optics, Other Science, Pedagogy
Instructor Effort Medium
Resource Needs Computers for students, internet access
Skills Designed for: Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon
Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, Designing experiments, Metacognition
Research Validation Based on research into: theories of how students learnReferences coming soon, student ideas about specific topicsReferences coming soon
Demonstrated to improve: conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, beliefs and attitudesReferences coming soon, retention of studentsReferences coming soon
Studied using: classroom observationsReferences coming soon, analysis of written workReferences coming soon, research at multiple institutionsReferences coming soon, research by multiple groupsReferences coming soon
Compatible Method PBI
Similar Method None
Developer(s) FACET Innovations
Website http://www.Diagnoser.com
Intro Article Designing Diagnostic Assessments