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

Annalisa Sannino

University Lecturer, Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning, University of Helsinki

Annalisa Sannino

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.