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Qualitative Analysis of Using Self-Assessment for EFL Students
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Qualitative Analysis of Using Self-Assessment for EFL Students
Rha, Kyeong-Hee; Pyo, Kyong-Hyon;
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Achieving a certain degree of objectivity is one of main assessment priniciples to meet and self-assessment has been under-used as a formal instrument for assessing students` achievement due to lack of objectivity. Now, this research attempted to look into how students perceived self-assessment and how they engaged in the assessment process. Self-assessments and in-depth interviews with students were collected as main data sources. The results of data analysis are as follows. First, a student` perceptions of self-assessment have been observed to change over a course of a semester. Furthermore, changes in perceptions might have led students to get ownership of their learning. Conclusively, this research proposes that the research of self-assessment be accommodated into the socio-cultural context to demonstrate its desirable influence on students` learning.
Self-assessment;Activity Theory;Group Activity;Socio-cultural Perspective;
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