Investigation of pre-service teachers' perceptions about concept of measurement and assessment through metaphor analysis


GÖK B., ERDOĞAN Ö., Altinkaynak S. O. , Erdogan T.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.1997-2003 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.05.417
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.1997-2003

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the perceptions of the pre-service elementary and preschool teachers concerning the concept of measurement and assessment through metaphor analysis. For this study, pre-service elementary and preschool teachers were interviewed. Qualitative research technique was used to obtain, analyze and interpret data. Metaphors were used in data acquisition. The findings of the study indicate that the pre-service elementary and preschool teachers have a negative perception of measurement and assessment. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Dr. Huseyin Uzunboylu