Volume 8, Issue 5, September 2019, Page: 232-238
The Individual vs Group Assessment of the Writing: A Study in Pupils with High School Performance D-F Primary
Styliani Xanthi, Department of Humanity, Hellenic Open University, Athens, Greece
Received: Aug. 5, 2019;       Accepted: Aug. 23, 2019;       Published: Sep. 5, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.edu.20190805.18      View  95      Downloads  27
Abstract
Assessment is a systematic process through which we can find what pupils know and what they can do individually and as a group concerning their optimal development and the curriculum objectives. In the present study, skills, and knowledge of the writing evaluated with informal tests based on the curriculum to pupils with high school performance, aged 9-12. The aim was to explore the performance of pupils when they tested individually and when they tested as a group. For this purpose, 22 pupils tested as individuals and as a group tested 34 pupils. Such investigation should give us the opportunity for useful conclusions for appropriate assessment methods and means of collecting information at language skills related to the processing and production of written language in the last grades of primary school. Findings indicate that the assessment process, individually vs. group, seems to have influenced pupils’ performance significantly. The pupils who tested as a group had lower performance in all tests. These findings are consistent with the position that the individual tested focuses better on individual skills and enables the examiner to gain a more valid image for the behavior of the pupils.
Keywords
Individual Assessment, Group Assessment, Writing, High School Performance
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Styliani Xanthi, The Individual vs Group Assessment of the Writing: A Study in Pupils with High School Performance D-F Primary, Education Journal. Vol. 8, No. 5, 2019, pp. 232-238. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20190805.18
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