Year 2021, Volume 22 , Issue 1, Pages 179 - 193 2020-12-31

ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN OPEN EDUCATION SYSTEM: STUDENTS’ OPINIONS ABOUT OPEN-ENDED QUESTION (OEQ) PRACTICE

Nejdet KARADAG [1] , Belgin BOZ YUKSEKDAG [2] , Murat AKYILDIZ [3] , Ali Ihsan IBILEME [4]


The aim of this study is to determine students’ opinions about open-ended question exam practice during 2018-2019 academic year for the following programs of Anadolu University Open Education System: Economy, Hospitality Management, Philosophy, History, Sociology, and Turkish Language and Literature. The study was designed as a quantitative study that describes an existing situation. The measurement tool developed to achieve that purpose includes 5 Likert type questions, 8 closed-ended question – 3 of which are yes-no questions-, and 2 open-ended questions. The data were collected between February 14th 2020 and February 16th 2020 and 3236 students responded to the tool in total. Percentage-frequency tables and graphs were used for the analysis of the data collected. Since each question in the tool measured a different and independent dimension of the research, the tool was not taken as a scale, so each question was analyzed separately. The data were recoded for certain questions and chi-square analysis was done by using “age”, “gender” and “the program they attend” variables. The results of the study showed that majority of the participants find open-ended questions more difficult than multiple-choice questions and have negative opinions about open-ended questions in terms of measuring subject matter competency and fair assessment.
Open Education, open ended questions, measurement,, evaluation.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Nejdet KARADAG (Primary Author)
Institution: Anadolu University, 26470, Eskisehir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Author: Belgin BOZ YUKSEKDAG
Institution: Anadolu University, 26470, Eskisehir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Author: Murat AKYILDIZ
Institution: Anadolu University, 26470, Eskisehir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Author: Ali Ihsan IBILEME
Institution: Anadolu University Computer Research Center, Eskisehir, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : August 27, 2020
Acceptance Date : January 26, 2021
Publication Date : December 31, 2020

APA Karadag, N , Boz Yuksekdag, B , Akyıldız, M , Ibıleme, A . (2020). ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN OPEN EDUCATION SYSTEM: STUDENTS’ OPINIONS ABOUT OPEN-ENDED QUESTION (OEQ) PRACTICE . Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 22 (1) , 179-193 . DOI: 10.17718/tojde.849903