Effectiveness of Using Electronic Exams in Assessment in Saudi Universities: Empirical Study

  • Mohammed Elmetwali Mohammed Amer Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Information Department, College of Science and Humanity Studies, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Al-Sulil, Saudi Arabia.

Abstract

The present study aimed to explore the effectiveness of electronic exams in assessing students at Saudi universities from the perspective of the students. A five point Likert questionnaire was used and a descriptive analytical approach was adopted. Through the purposive sampling method, the researcher selected a sample consisting from 370 male and female students. Those students were selected from various faculties at Prince Sattam bin Abed Al-Aziz University in Al-Salil, Saudi Arabia. The questionnaire forms were distributed by hand to all of the selected students. All of the form were filled and retrieved. However, 357 form are considered valid for analysis. SPSS program was used. The researcher found that electronic exams play an effective role in assessing students in Saudi universities from the students’ perspective. It was found that e-exam is capable of assessing students’ amount of knowledge effectively. It was found that e-exam enables instructors to save their effort. It was found that e-exam hinders students from committing acts of cheating.

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Mohammed Amer, M. E. (2020, June 25). Effectiveness of Using Electronic Exams in Assessment in Saudi Universities: Empirical Study. International Journal of Educational Technology and Learning, 8(2), 61-69. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.20448/2003.82.61.69
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