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Maria Åström

SENIOR LECTURER

Unit for Subject Matter Education with specialization in Science and Technology
Education
Visiting address
Läroverksgatan 15
41120 Göteborg
Room number
B4 455
Postal address
Box 300
40530 Göteborg

About Maria Åström

Teaching in teacher education

Teaches science education at primary teacher education, secondary science teacher education and master teacher education. Supervision and examination of students theses. Mainly physics education.

Research interests

Research interests in large-scale assessment instruments, with focus on science item content to support learning in compulsory school. Main publication "Defining Integrated Science Education and Putting it to Test" in 2008. Maria also participated in a research study, funded by the Swedish Research Council, on assessment criteria. Three universities, Linköping, Malmö and Karlstad form the project “Reliability in assessing master thesis in teacher education” (in Swedish Med mitt mått mätt).