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ERIC Number: EJ1139859
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr-23
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Investigating the Practices of Assessment Methods in Amharic Language Writing Skill Context: The Case of Selected Higher Education in Ethiopia
Tesfay, Hailay
Educational Research and Reviews, v12 n8 p488-493 Apr 2017
This study aims to investigate Ethiopian higher education Amharic language writing skills instructors' practices of Assessment Methods in writing skill context. It was also intended to look for their viewpoints about the practicality of implementing Assessment Methods in Amharic writing courses. In order to achieve the goals of this study, document analysis such as course outlines and assessment papers, 10 Ethiopian Amharic language writing skill instructors, and teaching at higher education were cross-examined. Since the study employs a mixed-method design, the researcher profited from both document analysis and interviews. The document analysis and interview data were analyzed thematically, discussed thoroughly and then interpreted. The results indicated that the majority of Ethiopian Higher Education Amharic Language writing skill courses instructors is implemented as 95% traditional assessment and 5% alternative assessment methods. Application of the assessment methods and activities was encouraged based on the curriculum. They rarely apply Alternative assessments in their writing courses. Further investigations revealed that the instructors were not fascinated by the implementations of alternative assessment in their writing courses.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ethiopia
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