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The construction and validation of the primary scientific reasoning test

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A major task of science education is to foster scientific reasoning. Despite extensive research, it is still unclear how best to assess this cognitive proficiency; a limited consensus of its nature has arguably constrained the development of classroom assessments of scientific reasoning. Therefore, this research aimed to develop a valid and reliable test of scientific reasoning – the Primary Scientific Reasoning Test (PSRT) – for primary-aged pupils. Developments in science education, as w...

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Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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