OPINIONS OF TEACHER CANDIDATES REGARDING THE LEARNING-THROUGH-EXAM METHOD


Topbas E., YÜCEL TOY B.

HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, sa.44, ss.287-299, 2013 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 44
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.287-299

Özet

Learning-through-exam method (LTEM) is the use of assessment techniques in the teaching-learning process as a learning tool. The study aimed to ascertain teacher candidates' opinions regarding LTEM applied in Educational Technology and Material Development course. In the study, theoretical topics were taught according to this method during ten weeks. The results revealed that most of the teacher candidates agreed on the contribution of LTEM to learning and the preparation for exams and, in this regard, attitudes of female students were significantly higher than male students and compared to the students in the Department of Tourism Education, those in the other departments had more positive attitudes. Besides, a concern about whether this method stimulates memorization was detected and this finding did not differ according to gender and department.