Student opinions about the period of measurement and evaluation in distance education: the difficulties

Karal H. , Cebi A. , Peksen M.

1st World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Administration (WCLTA), Cairo, Egypt, 29 - 31 October 2010, vol.9 identifier identifier


The purpose of this study is to identify the views of the students' who have been trained by the distance education about the measurement-evaluation period. 91 students who are from different cities and registered in the distance education program of the graduate degree without thesis in Karadeniz Technique University, Social Sciences Institute, Education Management, Inspection, Planning and Economy have constituted the sample of this study. The data in the study have been gathered through the interview form in which the open-ended questions take part. Students experience anxiety and concern due to the probable system problems and the outage of electricity and internet which may occur in the period. Also it has been expressed that some students can't motivate enough for the online exams because of the atmosphere differences. (C) 2010 Published by Elsevier Ltd.