The aim of this study was to investigate the degree of includingmathematical verbal/ life problems in school tests and the effect of sex, levelof school, and the directorate of education. The study sample consisted ofall final school mathematic tests for the tenth grade in the schools of theDirectorate of Education for Rusaifeh and Zarqa First in the academic year2011/ 2012.By using the suitable statistical analysis, the results were as follows:1. The percentage of verbal problems included in the school tests for thetenth grade was (13.20%) , while only (1.58%) in life content.2. The percentage of verbal/ life routine problems was (1.46%) , verbal/ lifenon- routine problems was (0.12%) , verbal/ life multiple- choice problemsquestions was (0.47%) and verbal/ life essay problems questions (1.1%) .3. The majority of questions for the verbal problems in the school tests wereidentical or similar to the questions in the textbooks with (86%) , of which(8.64%) was only in life content.4. The largest percentage for verbal problems questions on the theme ofcircle and tangents representing (69.7%) of the verbal problems questionsin the school tests, and only (5%) in the life content.5. There was no statistical significant difference at (a=0.05) according tothe study variables: sex, level of school and the directorate of education.In the light of these findings, researchers recommend holdingtraining courses and workshops for teachers in the field of buildingachievement tests
Al-Kilani, Hamed Salih and Al-Muhr, Ghazi Ismail
"The Degree of Including Mathematical Verbal/ Life Problems in School Tests,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 4
, Article 10.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol4/iss14/10