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Identification of Constructs and Subconstructs of Teacher Classroom Assessment Literacy Instrument

Nor Hafizi Mohd Khalid, Adibah Abdul Latif, Megat Aman Zahiri Megat Zakaria, Ibnatul Jalilah Yusof and Md Daud Md Jani

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 31, Issue 2, June 2023


Keywords: Assessment literacy, classroom assessment, instruments, primary school teachers

Published on: 16 June 2023

This study was conducted to identify constructs and subconstructs of teacher classroom assessment literacy instrument. Qualitative document analysis was conducted to identify the constructs and subconstructs used. This document covers previous research articles, modules, and standard documents used in conducting classroom assessments. The qualitative data are analyzed using the literature review system model with four thematic analysis phases. Four main themes or constructs of classroom assessment literacy are derived from the document analysis: Purpose, Measurement, Evaluation, and Use. These four themes are used as the basis for analyzing the Classroom Assessment Standard and Classroom Assessment Implementation Guide from the Ministry of Education Malaysia as the main reference of the study. Besides, four 21st-century assessment features, nine classroom assessment features, and five features of high-order thinking skills items are also included in the analysis as an added value in the constructs and subconstructs. Based on the analysis, three subconstructs for the purpose component, seven for the measurement component, four for the assessment component, and five for the usage component are identified. All these findings are incorporated into the teacher’s assessment literacy instrument.

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