Year:2021   Volume: 3   Issue: 6   Area: Education

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Mirvat Abu ASABBIGBARIEH & Lubna NASRALLA

ATTITUDES OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN EAST JERUSALEM TOWARDS EMPLOYING THE PORTFOLIO AS AN ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENT TOOL IN TEACHING

The study aimed to identify the attitudes of secondary school teachers in East Jerusalem towards employing the achievement file "Portfolio" as an alternative assessment tool in teaching, according to gender variables, years of service, educational material, and the classes they teach. To verify the objectives of the study, the two researchers used the descriptive analytical method by constructing a questionnaire whose number of paragraphs was (15) paragraphs. The questionnaire was applied to a sample of (143) male and female teachers, from the study community consisting of (780) male and female teachers. The results of the study concluded that the attitudes of secondary school teachers in East Jerusalem towards employing the achievement file "Portfolio" as an alternative assessment tool were positive and to a medium degree, and that the overall tool obtained an arithmetic mean of (3. 40), as well as the presence of statistically significant differences due to the variables of gender, years of service and subject education and the classes they teach, came for the benefit of female teachers, long-serving teachers, 12th grade teachers, and also for teachers of subjects other than science, mathematics and languages.

Keywords: Attitudes, High Schools in East Jerusalem, Portfolio, Alternative Assessment Tool.

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2757-5403.6-3.8


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