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ERIC Number: EJ1173978
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Beliefs towards Authentic Assessment
Kinay, Ismail
World Journal of Education, v8 n1 p75-85 2018
The aim of this study is to examine the prospective teachers' beliefs toward authentic assessment in relation to various variables. The survey method has been used in this study and the sample of the study is comprised of 612 prospective teachers 368 (60.1%) of whom are female and 244 (39.9%) of whom are male. The "Authentic Assessment Belief Scale" (AABS) comprised of 17 items and 3 subscales and developed by the researcher has been used as a data collection tool. As for the analysis of the data SPSS 20.0 package program has been preferred. The prospective teachers' beliefs toward the authentic assessment in terms of gender variable has been analyzed with independent samples t-test and in terms of department and grade variables one way ANOVA has been used. 0.05 degree of significance is used for the analysis. In case of observing significant differences LSD postdoc test has been used to determine the source of difference and effect size has been calculated to determine the magnitude of the difference. So as to determine the level of prospective teachers' beliefs toward the authentic assessment, mean and standard deviation values have been calculated. According to the findings of the study, the prospective teachers' beliefs toward the authentic assessment have been observed to be high. Moreover prospective teachers' beliefs have been determined to differ significantly in terms of gender, grade and department variables.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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