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Table 5 Faculty Quantitative Data

From: Assessment in ‘survival mode’: student and faculty perceptions of online assessment practices in HE during Covid-19 pandemic

# Theme Sub-theme Agree Neutral Disagree
1 Experience with online assessment Pre-Covid-19:
Types of online assessment
Formative 42.7% 4.1% 53.1%
Summative 17.8% 4.7% 77.4%
During Covid-19: First time 51.7% 1.9% 46.5%
2 Challenges of online assessment Constant change of grade division added to workload 76.5% 12.7% 10.9%
Student GPA stability affected classroom interaction positively 53.7% 28.2% 28.2%
Student Denied Final Grade (DN) awareness affected attendance negatively 67.2% 20.2% 40.9%
Cheating was due to lack of proper invigilation 87.8% 10.3% 1.9%
Grade inflation was due to cheating 77.4% 15.5% 7%
Grades did not reflect student performance 59.6% 21.6% 12.2%
3 Traditional vs Online assessment Convenience of online assessment auto-correct features 84% 9.4% 1.4%
Unsuitability of online assessment of practical or skill-based subjects 61.5% 18.8% 15.9%
Online assessment differed in quality & method 78.9% 13.6% 7.5%
Preference for traditional assessment 46.4% 29.6% 23.9%