Attitudes of University Students in Kurdistan region of Iraq towards Different Methods of Evaluation

  • Assist. Prof. Dr.Miran Mohammad Salih Faculty of Education, Soran University-Iraq
  • Zina Adil Ismail Chaqmaqchee Faculty of Education, Soran university- Iraq
الكلمات المفتاحية: Assessment, group, self and peer assessment, Evaluation, higher education

الملخص

   Learning in higher education can be achieved from students’ engagement in peer, group and their own learning, learning through assessment can be a process in which learners reflect and judge on their own works either in peers, group or individually however, Assessment develop students understanding of learning objectives and success criteria. Students are motivated and engaged when they work together and reflect each other’s work critically. The aim of the study was to investigated students' attitudes towards different methods of evaluation, that is group evaluation, peer evaluation, and self-assessment. The study was conducted with first-year, undergraduate students in Kurdistan universities which applying the bologna process in their systems. The sample confirmed 324 students from different universities and departments in the Iraqi Kurdistan region. The study was dependent on the scale prepared by the researchers to measure the attitudes of the students.  To analyses the data, the statistical package of social science (SPSS) was applied. The results revealed that overall of the students feels satisfactory with self-assessment more than with peer and group assessment. Although, some students come across obstacles of assessing their works, they preferred self-assessment. and all types of assessment are essential in an academic learning process. These results indicate that the students have positive attitudes towards self-evaluation more than teacher or peer and group evaluation. At the end of the study, the researchers presented a set of recommendations and suggestions.

 

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2021-07-26
كيفية الاقتباس
Assist. Prof. Dr.Miran Mohammad Salih, & Zina Adil Ismail Chaqmaqchee. (2021). Attitudes of University Students in Kurdistan region of Iraq towards Different Methods of Evaluation. مجلة الفنون والأدب وعلوم الإنسانيات والاجتماع, (69), 283-298. https://doi.org/10.33193/JALHSS.69.2021.536
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