ASSESSMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION: FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT AND ITS EFFECT ON STUDENTS’ SUCCESS AND MOTIVATION

B. Zhaku-Kondri1, R. Zhaku2

1European University of Tirana (MACEDONIA)
2South East European University (MACEDONIA)
Nowadays the world is changing very fast due to the new inventions. Because of this dynamic world; recently, the educational process has changed a lot. This study shows the application of formative assessment in higher education system. Moreover, it examines the effect of using formative assessment in increasing students’ success and motivation. The main objective of the study is not just to discover whether the formative assessment is used in higher education, but to discover whether the use of formative assessment has a positive effect on students’ attitude towards learning; furthermore, it shows formative assessment effect in increasing students’ success and motivation. To achieve this aim I interviewed 20 members of the academic staff and 60 students of the International University of Struga, where this study took place. The results of the study will be good evidence and will serve as a reference for the application of formative assessment and its effects in higher education in Struga. In order to see the effectiveness of new approaches, techniques and methods; it should be tested their application.