ASSESSMENT PRACTICES OF FACULTY MEMBERS AMONG STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES IN EASTERN VISAYAS
This is descriptive-correlational research exploring the learning assessment methods of faculty members in State Universities and Colleges of Eastern Visayas. The respondents of the study were 305 faculty members randomly selected from six (6) State Universities in Eastern Visayas namely: Biliran Province State University, Eastern Samar State University, Eastern Visayas State University, Samar State University, Southern Leyte State University and University of Eastern Philippines. Frequency, percentage and mean were used to obtain the primary data. Spearman rho set at 0.05 level of significance was used to correlate the variables. Results of the study revealed the following: most of the respondents are middle-aged and Instructors, majority are females, have teaching experience for 5 years and below, a large number have doctoral units. The faculty members are using varied assessment methods but traditional tests which include quizzes, final exam, and midterm exam turned to be dominantly used. The profile of the respondents in terms of sex, academic rank and highest educational attainment were significantly related to their methods of assessment; and no significant relationship between the profile of the faculty in terms of age and length of teaching experience.
assessment methods, assessment practices