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The open book examination

Esa, Ahmad and Suhaimy, Khairul Azman (2002) The open book examination. In: International Conference on University Learning and Teaching: Isssues and Challenges (InCULT 2002), 14 & 15 Oktober 2002, Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam.


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The purpose of this study is to identify the student’s perception about the effectiveness of the open book examination and their achievement in open book examination as compared to close book examination. Based stratified sampling, 995 students with experience in open book examinations at Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (KUiTTHO) were chosen as respondents. The instrument was a set of questionnaire. The instrument included questions for a set of open book examination and close book examination and the students’ marks for both examinations. The SPSS is used to record the data and several analyses was done, using descriptive and inferential statistics methods such as mean, standard deviation and T-test based on objectives and hypothesis that had been determined. The results show that the students have positive reaction towards open book examination. The results also show that through open book examination students’ achievement was better compared to close book examination

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050 Educational psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Vocational Education
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr Ahmad Bin Esa
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2014 07:34
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2014 07:34
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5758
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