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edited by Robert J. Beichner
This web page contains an extensive list of assessment instruments relating to physics, physical science, mathematics, and astronomy. It includes general conceptual surveys, topic-specific instruments, and affective/attitudinal assessments. Information about the assessments, their development, their use, and results is also included. This web page also provides instructions for accessing the assessments, usually through contacting the author, and ways to help preserve the integrity of the instruments.
Editor's Note: Teachers will find links to assessments for force & motion, graphing, energy, thermodynamics, electricity & magnetism, quantum mechanics, astronomy, light & optics, waves, general mathematics, geoscience, and more.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Foundations
- Assessment
= Conceptual Assessment
= Instruments
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Elementary School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Instructor Guide/Manual
- Assessment Material
= Test
- Reference Material
= Research study
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Assessment
- New teachers
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ADT, Assessment Instruments, BEMA, CLASS, CSEM, Conceptual Surveys, DEEM, DIRECT, ECCE, ECS, EMCI, FCI, FMCE, FMCE, GECI, HCTE, LPCI, LSCI, MBT, MMCE, MPEX, QMVI, RAPT, SPCI, Science Attitude Surveys, TCI, TUG-K, VASS, WCI
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Metadata instance created June 25, 2007 by Vince Kuo
Record Updated:
August 13, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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, edited by R. Beichner, WWW Document, (https://www.ncsu.edu/per/TestInfo.html).
Assessment Instrument Information, , edited by R. Beichner, <https://www.ncsu.edu/per/TestInfo.html>.
APA Format
Beichner, R. (Ed.). (n.d.). Assessment Instrument Information. Retrieved August 21, 2019, from https://www.ncsu.edu/per/TestInfo.html
Chicago Format
Beichner, Robert, ed. Assessment Instrument Information. https://www.ncsu.edu/per/TestInfo.html (accessed 21 August 2019).
MLA Format
Beichner, Robert, ed. Assessment Instrument Information. 21 Aug. 2019 <https://www.ncsu.edu/per/TestInfo.html>.
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