International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2012, Vol. 7(1) 52-63

A Qualitative Evaluation of Instructors’ Exam Questions at a Primary Education Department in terms of Certain Variables

Mehmet Kaan Demir & Mustafa Yunus Eryaman

pp. 52 - 63   |  Manu. Number: epasr.2012.004

Published online: January 01, 2012  |   Number of Views: 119  |  Number of Download: 518


Abstract

The purpose of this qualitative research study is to analyze instructors’ exam questions at a Primary Education Department in terms of the exam’s period, the comprehensibility of the instructions, cognitive level, and the appropriateness to the critical thinking. This qualitative study is based on document analysis method. 100 randomly selected exam papers and 1665 questions asked in these exams are analyzed by three experts in the field. The results conclude that the exam questions are generally at knowledge level in terms of cognitive domain and they are not appropriate to critical thinking.

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APA 6th edition
Demir, M.K. & Eryaman, M.Y. (2012). A Qualitative Evaluation of Instructors’ Exam Questions at a Primary Education Department in terms of Certain Variables. Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 7(1), 52-63.

Harvard
Demir, M. and Eryaman, M. (2012). A Qualitative Evaluation of Instructors’ Exam Questions at a Primary Education Department in terms of Certain Variables. Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 7(1), pp. 52-63.

Chicago 16th edition
Demir, Mehmet Kaan and Mustafa Yunus Eryaman (2012). "A Qualitative Evaluation of Instructors’ Exam Questions at a Primary Education Department in terms of Certain Variables". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 7 (1):52-63.