Year 2017, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 1 - 18 2016-10-01

Exploring Teachers’ Assessment Practices and Skills
Exploring Teachers’ Assessment Practices and Skills

Benzehaf Bouchaib [1]

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The need for increased use of test results to improve educational outcomes is urgent; yet, there is little understanding in the research literature of practitioners’ knowledge and skills in interpreting and using educational data (test results) to enhance classroom instruction and student learning. This study aims to survey 40 high school teachers who work in El Jadida region, distributed between males and females, of different years of experience, with the purpose of learning about their assessment practices, and identifying the barriers that prevent thoughtful applications of formative assessment in classrooms. A questionnaire and an interview were used as a data collection technique. The findings point to use of a varied number of assessment strategies ranging from homework assignments to in-class written tests but mainly for summative purposes. In light of the results, the study ends with implications for teachers and policy makers.

Formative assessment, assessment literacy, descriptive feedback
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Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Published Date January
Journal Section Articles

Author: Benzehaf Bouchaib
Institution: Chouaib Doukkali University, El Jadida, Morocco
Country: Morocco

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APA Bouchaib, B . (2016). Exploring Teachers’ Assessment Practices and Skills. International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 4 (1), 1-18. DOI: 10.21449/ijate.254581
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