The importance of students' readiness levels in program evaluation studies

Yuksel I., Yuksel I.

2nd World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership (WCLTA), İstanbul, Turkey, 28 - 30 October 2011, vol.31, pp.908-912 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 31
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.12.167
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.908-912
  • Keywords: Readiness level, program evaluation, diagnostic evaluation, formative evaluation, summative evaluation, PRIOR KNOWLEDGE
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


It is crucial to know whether the goals of instructional activities are achieved or not; if it is so, to what extent they are achieved, in order to develop the activities, compensate drawbacks and improve them more effectively. These processes of instructional activities are conducted by experts through appropriate evaluation approaches and models, systematically. To define students' readiness levels, which is an important aspect of evaluation, is of great significance to achieve the goals of evaluation. This study focuses on the significance and necessity of defining students' readiness levels for evaluation studies after explaining the fundamental concepts of program evaluation.