WIES Lecture: ‘Up in Arms’ for a Degree: On the Dialectics of Freedom & Control in H.S. Final Exams
April 12, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall
University Lecturer, Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning, University of Helsinki
Annalisa Sannino is working on a study that contributes to critical discussions on the role and implications of examinations in the era of high-stakes testing. It is a narrative inquiry of strategies students use to deal with the fear and anxiety generated by high school final examinations in Italy.