Teachers’ Perceptions on Factors Influence Adoption of Formative Assessment


  •  Khalid Abdullah Alotaibi    

Abstract

Even though teachers has positive attitude towards formative assessment, their perceptions on factors influence the adoption of formative assessment is crucial to implement various assessment strategies effectively. Therefore, survey conducted on perceptions of primary school teachers in Riyadh province of Saudi Arabia regarding 14 selected factors. By stratified random sampling, data is gathered from the teachers of 15 schools located in the Riyadh province of Saudi Arabia. 210 fully completed questionnaires are received. Interrelated factors also discussed with a sample of 25 teachers. Teachers slightly agreed on all the given factors. However, significant perceptional differences between teachers groups are intervened that mainly attributed to male and female teachers, teachers who attended training and not attended, younger and elder teachers, less tenured and more tenured teachers, and the teachers of different subjects. This study results is noteworthy for understanding the perceptions of teachers on factors influence adoption of formative assessment in primary schools. Factors deliberated in this study are useful to the school management to address the challenges of teachers in formative assessment that would help to minimize the barriers for effective implementation of formative assessment.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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