Proceedings of The World Conference on Education and Teaching
How Science Prior Knowledge and Students’ Assessment Affect Science’ University Academic Achievements
Mimoza Milo and Anila Paparisto
The study aimed to investigate the relationships between the science prior knowledge, university assessment effectiveness, and science’ university academic achievements of students at university. The correlational quantitative approach, the structured questionnaire, and a non-random sample of students were selected to be used in the study. The study found a moderate positive correlation between science prior knowledge and science’ university academic achievements variables (r = .458). It is also revealed that the total variance of science’ university academic achievements explained by university assessment effectiveness level is 11.3%; the other variance may be explained by other variables.
Keywords: Science prior knowledge, university assessment effectiveness, science’ university academic achievements.