The Implementation of 'Test of Evaluating " and " Test of Creating" in the Assessment of Learning by EFL Lecturers in Pandemic Era

Yulis Setyowati(1*), Dwi Fita Heriyawati(2), Deny Kuswahono(3)
(1) Universitas Wijaya Putra Surabaya Indonesia
(2) Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Islam Malang
(3) Universitas Wijaya Putra Surabaya Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author
DOI : 10.24256/ideas.v8i2.1686

Abstract

This research aims at analyzing the implementation of a test of evaluating and test of creating as contained in the mid-term test and final test exercises during the era of Covid-19 pandemic by two English Foreign Language Lecturers.  This research uses a descriptive qualitative method with a document analysis approach intended in analyzing the implementation of a test of evaluating and a test of creating as contained in the mid-term test and final test exercises. The source data of this study is the mid-term tests and final tests that were made during the era of the Covid-19 pandemic by two English Foreign Language Lecturers who teach in the English Literature department in a private University in Java. Data collecting technique is done using documentation and observation methods. The data analysis has been done by data coding. Then, the data is identified based on the categorization of level competency based on the Bloom taxonomy, particularly the evaluating and creating competency level. After that, the data will be analyzed and interpreted.  The finding showed that 'test of evaluating' appeared only one item that requires students to review especially criticizing based on the qualitative standard and criteria. Meanwhile, the second finding was 'test of creating' in mid-term and final test patterned on the ability to produce a new thing by implying the processes inside 'creating' that are 'generating, planning, and producing’.  By implicating Bloom's taxonomy, the lecturers are not only assisted but also expanded and sharpened the assessment, so the purpose of learning is not just teaching transfer but also covering all the cognitive processes needed in learning transfer.

Keywords


assessment of learning; EFL lecturers; taxonomy Bloom; test of evaluating; test of creating

References


Aghaei, K., Education, P., Rad, E. M., & Science, G. (2018). On the Interconnection between Bloom’s Critical Thinking Taxonomy & Listening Comprehension Performance of Iranian EFL Learners ‏. 22–31

Akib, E., & Arief M (2019). Assessment of Teaching in 21st Century. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1 (1179).

Anderson, Lorin W, and Krathwohl, D. R. (2001). TAXONOMY for learning, teaching and assessing (A Bridged; L. Anderson, D. Krathwohl, P. Airasian, K. Cruikshank, R. Mayer, P. Pintrich, … M. Wittrock, Eds.). David McKay Company Inc.

Bloom, B. (1956). Taxonomy of Educational Goals. Canada: Longman LTD.

Cohen, Louis & Lawrence Manion (2007). Research Methods in Education. New York: Routledge

Ebadi, S. (2016). Exploring Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy of Educational Objectives in TPSOL Textbooks. Journal of Teaching Persian to Speakers of Other Languages, 5(1), 65–93.

Eber, P. A., & Parker, T. S. (1999). Assessing Student Learning : Applying Bloom ’ s Taxonomy Bloom ’ s Taxonomy. (1956), 45–54.

Ekahitanond, V. (2013). Promoting university students ’ critical thinking skills through peer feedback activity in an online discussion forum. 59(2), 247–265.

Kamlasi, Imanuel & Anselmus Sahan. (2018). Journal of English Language Literature and Teaching. Descriptive Analysis on English Test Items based on the Application of Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy, Vol 2, p 203-210

Köksal, D., & Ulum, Ö. G. (2018). JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTIC STUDIES Language a ssessment through Bloom ’ s Taxonomy. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 14(2), 76–88

Krathwohl, D. R. (2014). Revision An of Overview Bloom ’ s Taxonomy :41(4), 212–218.

Ledward, B. C., & Hirata, D. (2011). An Overview of 21st Century Skills. Summary of 21st Century Skills for Students and Teachers, by Pacific Policy Research Center, Honolulu: Kamehameha Schools-Research & Evaluation.

Leslie, C. (2016). Anderson and Krathwohl Bloom ’ s Taxonomy Revised.

Lindemann, D. J., & Tepper, S. J. (2012). Painting with Broader Strokes: Reassessing the Value of an Arts Degree--Based on the Results of the 2010 Strategic National Arts Alumni Project. Special Report 1. Strategic National Arts Alumni Project

Mbato, C. L. (2019). Indonesian EFL Learners ’ Critical Thinking in Reading : Bridging the Gap between Declarative , Procedural and Conditional Knowledge. HUmaniora, 31(1), 92–101.

Paul, R., & Elder, L. (2008). The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking.

Setyowati., & Susanto (2019). Promoting University Students’ Critical Thinking Skills Through Implementation of the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy in Language Assessment: A Theoretical framework Perspective.181-184 (SoSHEC 2019)

Stanny, Claudia J. (2016), Reevaluating Bloom's Taxonomy: What Measurable Verbs Can and Cannot Say about Student Learning. 1-12 (MDPI Education Series)

Thomas, T. (2017). Developing First Year Students ’ Critical Thinking Skills. 7(4). https://doi.org/10.5539/ass.v7n4p26

Wilson, K. (2016). Critical reading , critical thinking : Delicate scaffolding in English for Academic Purposes ( EAP ). Thinking Skills and Creativity, 22, 256–265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsc.2016.10.002

Zuhri, F., & Susanto. (2018). A Study on the Competence of English Subject at Junior Middle School Having Low and High Order Thinking Skills. 108 (SoSHEC 2017), 60–64.


Article Statistic

Abstract view : 161 times
PDF views : 152 times

How To Cite This :

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2020 Yulis Setyowati, Dwi Fita Heriyawati, Deny Kuswahono

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.