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Professor Terry Russell has been director of CRIPSAT since its inauguration in 1986. He worked as a primary teacher and educational psychologist before moving into science and mathematics concept development research in Southeast Asia in the late 70?s.
Between 1980 and 1986 he was a Research Fellow with Professors Black and Harlen, working on the primary science team of the Assessment of Performance Unit. During the decade at Liverpool, work has included the Science Teaching Action Research Project; the Science Process and Concept Exploration Project; the development of the Nuffield - Collins primary science curriculum materials; various evaluation projects including work with interactive science and technology centres; and a major evaluation of the implementation of the national curriculum, KS1 - 3. He has links with science education in developing countries, and has been involved in national curriculum science assessment at KS1 and 2. He is currently director of the KS2 science test development project.

Publications

Russell T & Harlen W. (1990)
Assessing Science in the Primary Classroom:
Practical Tasks Series Editors M Galton and W Harlen, Paul Chapman Publishing.

Russell T. and Watt D.F., (1990)
Growth Primary SPACE Project Research Report,
Liverpool University Press.

Russell T. and Watt D.F., (1990)
Evaporation and Condensation Primary SPACE Project
Research Report, Liverpool University Press

Russell T., Longden K. and McGuigan L., (1991)
Materials Primary SPACE Project Research Report.
Liverpool University Press

Russell T., Bell D. Longden K. and McGuigan L., (1993)
Rocks, Soil and Weather Primary Science Processes and Concept Exploration Project Research Report.
Liverpool University Press.

Watt D.F. and Russell T. (1990)
Sound Primary SPACE Research Report.
Liverpool University Press.

Russell T, Qualter A & McGuigan L (1994)
Evaluation of the Importance of Science in the National Curriculum, KS1 - 3.

Russell T. "An Alternative Conception: Representing
Representations" in Black P J and Lucas A M (Eds)
Children's Informal Ideas in Science, Routledge

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