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Exploring Physics Confidence Survey
Assessment Type:6 closed-ended questions
Scale:9 point Likert
Publication Date:Aug 11, 1998
Respondent:5-7 grade girls
Domain(s) Evaluated:Attitude, Content
1. You are given blocks and weights and asked to build a tower like the one in the picture. Do you think you could put the weights in the right place to make the tower balance?
|No way!||Maybe I could do it.||I’m pretty sure||Yes! I’m sure|
|I couldn’t do it.||I could do it.||I could do it.|
Administration time:20 minutes
Requires a Computer:No
Requires Internet Access:No
Primary reference:Chandrasekhar, M., and Geib, J. (2003). Hands-On Programs for Middle Level Students. WEPAN 2003 Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
The instrument uses pictures and diagrams to ask questions. The tool is used both as a pre and post test.The tool is targeting female students. Respondents do not have to solve the problems; they have to just rate their confidence in being able to solve them.