Comparison Between Conventional and Digital Essay Writing Assessment System: Consumer Concept and User Friendly

Adenan Ayob


Significant changes occurred in education system; teaching and learning technology in this new era. The changes can be revised through the existence of digital assessment system for essay writing. In utilizing and interpreting these changes, this study was conducted to examine the use of digital and conventional assessment system for Form Three among Malay teachers. The survey method was used in this study. The samples of the study are 60 teachers of the national secondary school which taught Malay Language for form three in Selangor and Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. The data are described descriptively and inferentially. Descriptive data are mean and standard deviation. Inferential data was analyzed using ANCOVA statistics. The findings show that there is a significant difference in teachers' opinion on the use of digital assessment system and the use of conventional assessment materials that based on consumer concept and user friendly. From that perspective, digital scoring system make teachers more dynamic in scoring the essay writing for form three. Therefore, it is recommended to the Ministry of Education to implement and revise the use of digital assessment system to improve the process for primary and secondary schools.

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Research in World Economy
ISSN 1923-3981(Print)ISSN 1923-399X(Online)


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