JOURNAL OF MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY-EPOD, vol.8, no.4, pp.404-420, 2017 (ESCI)
The purpose of this study was to determine pre-service teachers' common misconceptions in measurement and evaluation concepts. In accordance with this objective a two-tier multiple choice test which consists of 17 questions has been developed. The validity of the test was determined by judgements of assessment experts and reliability was examined by test-retest method. The present study was conducted in 2014-2015 academic year with total number 328 pre-service teachers of Hacettepe, Kirikkale and Akdeniz Universities, Faculty of Education. The obtained data have been analyzed with frequency and percentage. To interpret the findings, the criteria for common misconceptions for each questions was accepted as the 10 percent or more of the options which were chosen among 16 binary alternatives by the group. Thirty common misconceptions were determined among the 17 questions. The most common misconceptions were about the "difficulty index" and "normal distribution" conceptions.