MOTIVATING PUPILS THROUGH CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENTJournal: Journal Association 1901 SEPIKE (Vol.1, No. 22)
Publication Date: 2019-01-31
Authors : Alma Muharremi;
Page : 29-36
Keywords : continuous assessment; motivation; pupil of elementary education; teacher of elementary education.;
Continuous Assessment is one of the assessment components in the competency-based curriculum. It has its own weight in the overall assessment of learning and is accomplished in various forms. The purpose of this study is to argument that the use of various forms of assessment by the teachers increases the pupils' motivation in learning. The sample comprised 127 teachers and 253 pupils of the elementary education in the Elbasan and Korça counties. The questionnaire for the pupils and the questionnaire for the teachers were the instruments used for data collection. The results of the study showed that the continuous assessment forms most used by the teachers of the elementary education are: assessment for written assignments, assessment for classroom work, assessment for written answers, and assessment for verbal answers. The findings of this study may help in improving the continuous assessment component by offering a concrete help in the instructional practices of the elementary education. The following are recommended to be used more often: pupil's self-assessment, a pupil assessing another pupil, assessment by groups of pupils (juries), assessment for participation in activities and classroom debates.
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