Development of a Learning Progression Assessment Tool for Electrostatics Utilizing the Rasch Model
Keywords:Learning Progression, Rasch Model, Physics Teaching, Assessment
The Learning Progression (LP) model has gained significant attention in science education due to its successful integration of students' cognitive development with scientific concepts. This study aims to address the challenges of delivering the electrostatic field topic in physics education at the tertiary level, where students often find it abstract and challenging to grasp. To create a tailored electrostatic LP model suitable for this educational level, appropriate teaching tools were developed. The Electrostatic Field Test (EFT) was devised and subjected to validation using Rasch models. The validation results affirm the EFT's reliability and validity.
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