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ERIC Number: EJ1017668
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 54
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
A Modeling Study about the Factors Affecting Assessment Preferences of Pre-Service Teachers
Dogan, C. Deha
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v13 n3 p1621-1627 Sum 2013
This is a correlation study which aims to assess the theoretical model about the factors affecting assessment preferences of pre-service teachers. In the model the relations among the "alternative assessment methods", "critical thinking learning strategy", "Elaboration learning strategy", "self-efficacy about learning" variables were defined. The study was conducted on 719 pre-service teachers at 5 state universities in Ankara/Turkey. Path analysis has been calculated to analyze the collected data. The results showed that critical thinking learning strategy variable affected the alternative assessment methods variable directly. On the other hand, self-efficacy about learning and elaboration learning strategy variables affect alternative assessment methods variable indirectly. The goodness of fit values about the model are chi[superscript 2]/sd:2.59, NNFI: 0.93, CFI: 0.98 GFI: 0.93, AGFI: 0.90, RMSEA: 0.048 RMR: 0.048.
Educational Consultancy, Ltd (EDAM). Kisikli Mh. Alemdag Cd. Yan Yol Sk., SBK Is Merkezi No:5 Kat:1, Uskudar-Istanbul, 34692 Turkey. Tel: +90-216-481-30-23; Fax: +90-216-481-31-36; e-mail: editor@edam.com.tr; Web site: http://www.edam.com.tr/estp.asp
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Ankara)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire