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Factors influencing assessment practices among University academic staff: a multiple regression analysis

Matovu, Musa and Zubairi, Ainol Madziah (2014) Factors influencing assessment practices among University academic staff: a multiple regression analysis. Mevlana International Journal of Education (MIJE), 4 (1). pp. 176-188. ISSN 2146-7951

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Abstract

This study investigated the factors influencing assessment practices among academic staff in universities, in Uganda. Academic levels, type of the university, specialisation, class size, and assessment-based training were hypothesised as factors influencing the university academic staff’s assessment practices. A purely quantitative approach was adopted to collect and analyse data for this study. An Assessment Practice Inventory Modified scale was used to collect data from 321 university academic staff considering their categorisations. Using multiple regression analysis, out of the five predictors included in the model academic levels and assessment-based training were found to be significant predictors of the university academic staff’s assessment practices; (F [2, 310] = 46.331, p < .001). According to the results revealed in this study, it is recommended that universities should ensure that their academic staff rise in academic levels and also, they should provide them with assessment-based training to improve

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 780/37645
Uncontrolled Keywords: Assessment practices, university academic staff, multiple regression analysis
Subjects: A General Works > AS Academies and learned societies (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Dr Ainol M Zubairi
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2014 15:24
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2018 09:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/37645

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