Opinions of Primary Teachers in Different Branches about Alternative Assessment

Metin M., BİRİŞÇİ S.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, vol.36, no.159, pp.141-154, 2011 (SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 159
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-154
  • Keywords: New instructional program, measurement, assessment, constructivist approach, alternative assessment
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


The aim of this research is to determine opinions of primary teachers in different branches about alternative assessment. The study was carried out at 2008-2009 instructional term-first semester with 65 voluntary teachers working elementary schools in Artvin. The study's data was gathered through semi structured interviews. Content analysis has been used to analyze the data. As a result teachers have positive opinions about altarnative assessment was determined, but it was realized that teachers didn't apply any alternative assessment techniques efficiently because of lacking time, knowledge, crowded classrooms and poor physical conditions.