Search results for author:"Lucia Pombo"
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University of Aveiro
The Impact of Biology/Geology School Teachers Masters Courses on the Improvement of Science Education Quality in Portugal
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 27, No. 1 (April 2009) pp. 31–44
In this paper we report a large-scale study designed to evaluate the impact of masters courses on the professional development of science school teachers and, consequently, on the improvement of the quality of science education. The underlying...
Assessing Collaborative Work in a Higher Education Blended Learning Context: Strategies and Students' Perceptions
Educational Media International Vol. 47, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 217–229
This study examines students' views on a blended learning module developed and offered at the University of Aveiro. The paper presents the module and the strategies, tools, activities and assessment. In order to examine the effectiveness of the...
Primary Science Vol. 120 (November 2011) pp. 26–28
Technology plays a crucial role in pupils' and primary teachers' lives nowadays and its use can facilitate change towards an innovative school environment. The internet, for example, can act as a platform to foster science teaching and offers a...
Educational Media International Vol. 49, No. 2 (2012) pp. 139–149
Peer assessment (PA) provides opportunities for authentic assessment, autonomy and collaboration. Several authors advocate that students can benefit from PA and put forward the effects of PA on the students' learning outcomes. Questions concerning...