The Degree of the Practice of Ma'an Governorate Teachers for the Skills of Building Achievement Tests

Raed Omar Salah, Habis Alzboon, Mansour Hamed AlTalhoni

Abstract


This study aimed to identify the degree of practice of the teachers in Ma'an Governorate for the skills of building achievement tests. In order to achieve the objectives of the study, a questionnaire was developed consisting of (36) items divided into two domains. After confirming the psychometric properties of the questionnaire, it was applied on the study sample which consisted of (186) male and female teachers at Ma'an Governorate. The study sample was randomly selected.

The results of the study indicated that the degree of the practice of the teachers of Ma'an Governorate for the skills of building the achievement tests was average. They also indicated that there were no statistically significant differences according to the gender variable, and there were statistically significance differences attributed to the variable of specialization in favor of the scientific specialties over the humanities. Furthermore, there were statistically significant differences attributed to the experience and qualifications variables in favor of the master’s degree holders compared to those of bachelor’s degrees. It was also found that the most important needs to build the achievement tests for the teachers of Ma'an Governorate were to provide special evidence for the building of the achievement tests, followed by conducting training sessions specialized in the building of tests for the preparation of new teachers.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijld.v10i1.15845

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