Andrew J Coombs

Doctoral Candidate

Assessment and Evaluation Group

Faculty of Education, Queen's University

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Research Interests

Responsive Assessment Education

How can assessment education within teacher education programs be designed so future teachers are prepared to adapt to the rapidly evolving landscape of classroom assessment?

The Impact Teacher Educators

Do teacher educators' shape future teachers classroom assessment practices? If so, how and when does this occur?

Professional Development in Classroom Assessment

How can professional development initiatives be developed and implemented to produce a long-term impact on classroom teachers classroom assessment practices?

About Me

Under the supervision of Dr. DeLuca, my doctoral research examines how teachers' beliefs, literacy, and competence in classroom assessment are shaped by early career experiences.

 

My research can be found in Teaching and Teacher Education, Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, Canadian Journal of Education, Assessment Matters, and in several non-education journals including PLOS Genetics, Journal of Medical Genetics, Leukemia, and Blood. Along with serving as project manager, research assistant, or statistician on a number of projects, I amalso the graduate student representative for the Classroom Assessment Special Interest Group (AERA).

 

If you would like to learn more about my research, the other studies I am involved in, or the graduate program at the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University, don’t hesitate to contact me.

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