The examinations of teachers' attitude towards performance assessment with respect to the different variables


METİN M.

ENERGY EDUCATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PART B-SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, vol.3, no.3, pp.269-284, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY EDUCATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PART B-SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL STUDIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-284

Abstract

The aim of this study is to determine examinations of teachers' attitudes towards performance assessment with respect to the different variable. This research was carried out in fall semester of 2009 in Artvin in northeastern Turkey with 566 teachers. Survey methodology was used in this study. Results show that, teachers' performance assessment attitudes and attitudes towards using performance assessment in classroom, negative attitudes towards performance assessment and attitudes towards self and peer assessment subscale are at medium level. No significant differences were found (p>0.05) between gender sub-scales of performance assessment attitude apart from negative attitudes towards performance assessment sub-scale. Besides, there are significant difference (p<0.05) performance assessment attitude scale and sub-scales between different variable such as age and professional experience. Teachers under the age of 25 years have more positive attitude performance assessment and each subscale than the other ones. In addition to this, teachers less than 5 years experience have more positive attitude performance assessment and each subscale than the other ones.