EFL Students’ Perception of Using Portfolio Assessment in the Writing Classroom: the Case of Libyan Undergraduate Second Year Students

Hameda Suwaed

Abstract


The aim of this study is to investigate EFL second year students’ perception towards using portfolio assessment in their writing courses. It has also intended to find out exam preference of the participants. The participants of the study are 38Libyan EFL students enrolled in second year in the Department of English. Data was collected by using a questionnaire, students’ portfolios and semi-structured interviews with the 8 participants. The results indicate that the participants generally prefer to be evaluated by the portfolio assessment. Most of them believed that portfolio assessment improved their writing and enhanced their motivation. However, some participants prefer traditional paper and pen tests.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jse.v8i2.13152

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