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Fijian Teachers' Conceptions of Assessment

Dayal, Hem and Lingam, Govinda I. (2015) Fijian Teachers' Conceptions of Assessment. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 40 (8). pp. 43-58. ISSN 0313-5373

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    Abstract

    Teacher’s conceptions are important as they could have a strong influence on their professional practices. This study set out to explore Fijian teacher’s conceptions of assessment. Seventy teachers enrolled in an assessment course at a university in Fiji were involved in this study. Data was collected by asking teachers to write a reflection on assessment. The reflective exercise contained four open-ended items. Data was analyzed qualitatively. The results indicate that Fijian preservice teachers generally held an assessment of learning view, while majority of in-service teachers see assessment as formative.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Education
    Depositing User: Fulori Nainoca
    Date Deposited: 20 May 2016 11:33
    Last Modified: 20 May 2016 11:33
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/8922
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