Examinees’ perceptions about an online assessment center and an online assessment tool : a case study

Yılmaz, Ali
This study investigated the examinees’ perceptions about an online assessment tool and an online assessment center. In this study, a computer literacy exam (Bilisim Seviye Tespit Sınavı, BSTS) was delivered in purposively designed environment, an online assessment center, at CEC, METU (Continuing Education Center, Middle East Technical University). The data were collected from 117 participants through the “User evaluation questionnaire”, in depth interviews with 43 examinees and 7 experts. 7 participants and the experts were interviewed individually while the rest 36 participants were interviewed in 6 focus groups (composed of 6 examinees). Descriptive statistics, frequency distributions and comments of participants and experts were used to express the results of the study. The results showed that the examinees perceived the online assessment tool and the online assessment center suitable for delivering online assessments. However, both participants and experts reported that a few changes could be done to the interface of online assessment tool. They also suggested that the computer literacy assessments be more authentic.


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A. Yılmaz, “Examinees’ perceptions about an online assessment center and an online assessment tool : a case study,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2007.