Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2015, Page: 64-68
The Validity and Reliability of Assessment for Learning (AfL)
Erwin Akib, Measurement and Evaluation, Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
Mohamed Najib Abdul Ghafar, Measurement and Evaluation, Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
Received: Feb. 20, 2015;       Accepted: Mar. 2, 2015;       Published: Mar. 6, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.edu.20150402.13      View  2457      Downloads  260
Abstract
Assessment for learning is a new perspective on the assessment system in education. The traditional practice is for evaluating outcomes is an Assessment of Learning. However, new perspective proposes that assessment should be included in the process of learning, that is Assessment for Learning. This main objective of this study is to investigate the validity and reliability of Assessment for Learning. This study used the quantitative survey design, carried out in Indonesia using the proportional stratified random sampling method involving 100 lecturers. It was conducted at University Muhammadiyah of Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The data were analyzed using: t-test, anova, and chi-square. The instrument validity and reliability were determined using Rash model analysis. The finding shows that the validity and reliabity of each construct of Assessment for Learning has a high level.
Keywords
Assessment for Learning, Reliability, Validity
To cite this article
Erwin Akib, Mohamed Najib Abdul Ghafar, The Validity and Reliability of Assessment for Learning (AfL), Education Journal. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015, pp. 64-68. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20150402.13
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