The Usage Level of Time-Saving Measurement and Evaluation Techniques in Teacher Training Programs

  •  Mustafa Kılınç    


The aim of this study is to explore the level of use of timesaving measurement and evaluation techniques in pre-service teacher training. The research is designed and conducted as a descriptive survey. 200 teacher candidates studying in seven different teacher education programs conveniently sampled from the education faculty located in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. The data was collected through the inventory developed by the researcher. The data analyzed with pairwise and multiple comparison techniques. The study revealed that the instructors at the education faculty were using time-saving measurement and evaluation techniques in their courses at a moderate level. These techniques were mostly used the by pre-school education, and least used in the department of mathematics education. The most commonly used time-saving measurement and evaluation technique in all teacher training programs was the Advantage/Disadvantage Listing Technique. The least-used technique was One Minute Paper Test. The prospective teachers’ opinions did not differ according to their gender. Findings have been discussed in terms of teacher qualifications on the relative to current literature.

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