Prof. Irit Sasson

Research Interests
Selected Publications


Participation in research apprenticeship program: Issues related to career choice in STEM

International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 17(3), 467-482.

Sasson, I.
Pedagogical characteristics of classroom learning tasks: a three-dimensional methodological framework

Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 27(2), 163-182.

Sasson, I.
Implementation of an educational change in the organization – An evaluation model

'Eunim Beminhal Irgun Hahinuch', 36, 277-312. (In Hebrew)

Sasson, I., & Kopietz, K.
Building a sustainable university-community partnership: Case study in science education

Studies in Higher Education, 44(12), 2318-2332.

Sasson, I.
Fostering critical thinking and question-posing skill in an innovative learning environment

Thinking Skills and Creativity, 29, 203-212.

Sasson, I., Yehuda, I., & Malkinson, N.
What determines a school's success in science and technology education? Learning from success in the periphery

Mifgash' - For educational and social work, 44, 11-36. (In Hebrew)

Sasson, I.
Online quizzes in a virtual learning environment as a tool for formative assessment

Journal of Technology and Science Education, 6(3), 188-208.

Cohen, D. & Sasson, I.
A three-attribute transfer skills framework – Part II: Applying and assessing the model in science education

Chemistry Education Research and Practice – CERP, 16, 154-167.

Sasson, I., & Dori, Y.
The role of informal science centers in science education: attitudes, skills, and self-efficacy

Journal of Technology and Science Education, 4(3), 167-180.

Sasson, I.
Assessment for effective intervention: Enrichment science academic program

Journal of Science Education and Technology, 22(5), 718-728.

Sasson, I., & Cohen, D.
Towards mutual understanding (TMU) – Religious and secular students in higher education

Journal of Educational and Social Research, 3(1), 151-162. Doi:10.5901/jesr.2012.v3n1p151

Hen, M., & Sasson, I.
A three-attribute transfer skills framework – Part I: Establishing the model and its relation to chemical education

Chemistry Education Research and Practice – CERP, 14, 363-375.

Dori, Y.J., & Sasson, I.
Evaluation of the democratic school: The perspective of the graduates

Maof Uma’aseh, 15, 146-172. (In Hebrew)

Sasson, I., & Versano, C.
Research-based teaching in science education: A regional innovative program. In N. Callaos, J. Horne, N. Lace, W. Lesso, & M. Siddique (Eds.)

The 17th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics – Proceedings book (pp. 253-256). Orlando, Florida, USA: International Institute of Informatics and Systemics.

Sasson, I.
Social responsibility in science education: A multidimensional model for evaluating programs to reduce educational disparity in the periphery. In R. Lustig (Ed.)

Towards an era of social responsibility: The evaluators, evaluees, and the public (pp. 185-200). Israel Association for Program Evaluation. (In Hebrew)

Sasson, I., & Kopietz, K.
Transfer skills and their case-based assessment. In B. J. Fraser, K. G. Tobin, and C. J. McRobbie (Eds.)

The Second International Handbook of Science Education (pp. 691-710). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer-Verlag.

Sasson, I., & Dori, Y.J.
Aging and information technology and communication (ICT): What affects attitudes towards computers?

Gerontology, 39(3), 57-75. (In Hebrew)

Sasson, I., Greenbaum, E., & Govrin, A.
Chemical understanding and graphing skills in an honors case-based computerized chemistry laboratory environment: The value of bidirectional visual and textual representations

Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 45, 219-250.

Dori, Y. J., & Sasson, I.
Fostering near and far transfer in the chemistry case-based laboratory environment. In G. Clarebout, & J. Elen (Eds.)

Avoiding simplicity, confronting complexity: Advance in studying and designing powerful (computer-based) learning environments (pp. 275-286). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publication.

Sasson, I., & Dori, Y.
Integrating case-based computerized laboratories into high school chemistry

The Chemical Educator, 9, 4-8.

Dori, Y. J., Sasson, I., Kaberman, Z. & Herscovitz, O.
Computerized laboratories and molecular models in chemistry

Alon Morei Hachemia Al Chemiya, 4, 30-37. (In Hebrew)

Herscovitz, O., Kaberman, Z., Sasson, I., & Dori, Y.
Designing new learning environments: An innovative pedagogical perspective

Curriculum Journal

I. Sasson, I. Yehuda, S. Miedijensky and N. Malkinson
Teachers’ Learning Communities for Developing High Order Thinking Skills—A Case Study of a School Pedagogical Change


I. Miedijensky, S. Sasson and I. Yehuda
Innovative learning spaces: class management and universal design for learning

Learning Environments Research

I. Sasson, I. Yehuda and S. Miedijensky
The role of pedagogical practices in novice teachers' work

European Journal of Educational Research, 9(2), 457-469.

Sasson, I., Kalir, D., & Malkinson, N.
Becoming a scientist - Career choice characteristics

Accepted to International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.

Sasson, I.
A model for pedagogical characterization of innovative learning spaces: A tool for the professional development of educators

Accepted to "Eyunim Bechinuch" (In Hebrew)

Sasson, I.