The Views of Students in Geography Department on Portfolio Assessment


AYDIN F. , KOCALAR A. O.

MARMARA GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW, ss.69-85, 2014 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 30
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.14781/mcd.2014308144
  • Dergi Adı: MARMARA GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.69-85

Özet

The purpose of this study is to investigate the views of students studying in Geography Department on the portfolios that they prepared in Regional Geography course. The participants were 76 first grade students studying in the department of geography in the 2011-2012 educational year. This study which used survey model and content analysis together adapted portfolio assessment questionnaire and semi-structured question form to gather data. In the beginning of the application process, students were told about the content of the portfolios, sample portfolios were presented, and necessary information about the content of the portfolios were given. Results revealed that students of Geography Department had positive views on the process of portfolio assessment and that portfolio assessment contributed to the personal development of students.