The evaluation and comparison of descriptive evaluation with the traditional evaluation (quantitative) in the education self-concept between the students of primary school (Shahriar in Tehran)
AbstractObjective: The descriptive qualitative evaluation is one of a program of education which is accomplished in order to improve the evaluation system in education. This research is done in order to evaluate and compare the descriptive and traditional evaluation of self-concept on the creativity of the students of primary school of Shahriar in the academic year of 93-94. Methodology: The research methodology is the casual-comparative. The statistical society of this research were third and fourth elementary school students of descriptive evaluation plan (330 person), the students of both descriptive and traditional evaluation were chosen according to a random sampling of the ratio tray. Tools for data collection was made the self-concept education questionnaire of Chen, the creativity test of Torrance (form B) and the achievement test of Mohagegh. For data analysis in the case of normal distribution was used the T test of two independent groups and if be abnormal was used corresponding non parametric tests. Results: The obtained results showed that the students in the schools of moderator of descriptive qualitative evaluation are experienced more creativity and self-esteem compared to students in traditional schools. Conclusion: Finally, the students under the descriptive evaluation system have more positive education self-concept compared to the students who are under the quantitative evaluation system. Therefore, the descriptive evaluation has been caused the creation of the positive education self-concept in the students. This result can be interpreted based on the positive features of descriptive evaluation.