specialty journal of psychology and management
The Study of Damaging and Effective Factors on the Success of Academic Achievement Assessment in a Corporate University
Mohammad Javad Kheradmand Mehr 1, Dr. Reza Hossein Pour 2
One of the main and integral components of education process is assessment. The assessment of students’ learning which is conducted through different methods such as mid-term and final exams, class researches, practical activities, etc. from the beginning years of formal education until the end of university researches or in any educational period with specific goals is considered as the important and pivotal educational activities of education. As the effectiveness of the professors and instructors in education process is assessed according to the level of their mastery and control over the educational methods and techniques, the awareness of the methods and techniques of measurement and assessment of students’ learning and selecting the appropriate method of academic achievement assessment and identifying damaging and success factors in it is a part of the characteristics of professors and instructors. The purpose of this study is to investigate the damaging factors and the factors influencing the success of academic achievement assessment in a corporate university from the viewpoint of professors and instructors. The present study is an applied research in terms of objective and it is a descriptive-survey research in terms of methodology. The sample is comprised of all 95 professors and instructors of a corporate university. By Morgan table, the sample size consists of 76 people .The required data whose validity and reliability were confirmed was collected by a researcher-made questionnaire and was analyzed by SPSS software. The results suggested that 92 percent of professors and instructors consider the damaging factors effective in the academic achievement of university. The respondents also believed that the effect of the seven factors in the success of implementing academic achievement assessment is very high.