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Chris Joyce

Chris is a senior researcher and resource developer.

Her research interests include:

  • assessment, especially formative assessment
  • test development and assessment resources
  • primary science education

Research projects that I am currently leading:

Research outputs

Year published Title Publication type Category
2015 Digging deeper into National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement data Conference presentation Science education
2015 Environmental education in New Zealand schools Research report Curriculum and assessment Implementing New Zealand Curriculum Schooling for the future Science education
2014 Assessment for learning, online tasks, and the new Assessment Resource Banks Journal article Assessment tools Curriculum and assessment
2014 Constructing your primary school's science curriculum Book Science education
2011 Thinking in Science Working paper Science education
2011 What is a rich task? Journal article Curriculum and assessment Key Competencies
2010 Kick-starting the Nature of Science Classroom resource Curriculum and assessment Key Competencies Science education
2010 Thinking in science—What might progress look like? Journal article Curriculum and assessment Key Competencies Science education
2009 Assessment development at NZCER in 2009 Journal article Assessment tools
2009 Assessment dilemmas when “21st century” learning approaches shift students into unfamiliar terrain Conference paper Curriculum and assessment Key Competencies Science education
2009 Changing the assessment focus in science Journal article Curriculum and assessment Implementing New Zealand Curriculum Science education
2009 Self-assessment: What teachers think Research report
2009 Self-assessment: What teachers think - Summary report for teachers Research report
2008 Assessment Resource Banks and the new curriculum Journal article Curriculum and assessment
2008 Interplay of context and concepts in primary school children's systems thinking Journal article
2008 Putting the Nature of Science strand into the water cycle Journal article Implementing New Zealand Curriculum Science education
2008 The role of an online repository of assessment tasks and resources: The place of the Assessment Resource Banks Conference paper
2007 Next steps: Using the Assessment Resource Banks for Formative Assessment Book Assessment tools
2007 School planning and reporting in action: The early years of the new framework Research report Implementing New Zealand Curriculum
2007 School planning and reporting: Is it making a difference to student learning? Journal article School governance and management
2007 Some musings about the links between formative assessment and the development of key competencies Journal article Key Competencies Science education
2007 Thinking about the "big picture": how can school science contribute? Journal article Science education
2006 Which assessment tool? Journal article Assessment tools
2005 "I know something about forces." Self-regulated learning during science investigations in a junior classroom Journal article Science education
2005 Documenting learning of the key competencies: What are the issues? A discussion paper. Paper Key Competencies
2004 Dusting off the Teacher's Manuals Journal article Assessment tools PAT School governance and management
2004 What's happening with the Assessment Resource Banks? Journal article Assessment tools Curriculum and assessment ICT
2004 Young children's emergent self-regulated learning skills in a primary science investigation Conference paper Science education
2004 Young children's emergent self-regulated learning skills in a primary science investigation Conference paper Science education