Mr EFL teachers' Online Assessment Practices at Primary School during the Covid-19 Outbreak

  • Muhammad Azhar Kholidi Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Santi Farmasari University of Mataram

Abstract

This study is aimed at investigating English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers’ assessment practices during the online learning amid the Covid-19 Pandemic, and the challenges they encountered in assessing their students online. Using case study design, two EFL teachers participated in this study through an in-depth interview. The research data were anlyzed thematically. The findings showed that the EFL teachers selected various online assessment methods and used easy-to-use social media applications such as using Google forms and WhatsApp. However, the results also revealed that the EFL teachers faced some challenges when assessing their students online. They were initially challenged with students' honesty in doing the test, internet access, communication barrier and the time-consuming of giving feedback. The findings of the study imply that the EFL teachers should improve their online assessment skills by adjusting the students ‘needs and the contexts of their learning as assessment method is distinct in online classroom compared to traditional classroom.

Published
2022-12-04
How to Cite
KHOLIDI, Muhammad Azhar; FARMASARI, Santi. Mr EFL teachers' Online Assessment Practices at Primary School during the Covid-19 Outbreak. Journal of Creative Practices in Language Learning and Teaching (CPLT), [S.l.], v. 10, n. 2, p. 103-112, dec. 2022. ISSN 1823-464X. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/cplt/article/view/18816>. Date accessed: 06 feb. 2023. doi: https://doi.org/10.24191/cplt.v10i2.18816.

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