Much investigation and changes are needed to refine assessment systems.The purpose of the presented research was to investigate if students were satisfied with classroom or distant assessment and provide some recommendationson online assessments for both teachers and students. It was conducted at Shota Meskhia State Teaching University of Zugdidiin order to get some insight into studentsâ€™ perspectives towards their assessment.
Students' assessment is not a new phenomenon, universities have been evaluating students for nearly a hundred years for different purposes however the main function is to inform students about their achievements. Generally, there are two major types of assessment widely used in all types of educational institutions while teaching and learning; formative and summative. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, higher education institutions have had to transit from the traditional form of teaching to the online teaching and learning format, which appeared to be a big challenge for the majority of them, both in terms of resources and practical experience. Reviewing material related to online assessment suggests that there is an overlap and there are no vivid barriers between online or classroom assessment forms. Thus, educators around the world are cooperating and sharing experiences in achieving desirable and useful results.
Keywords: assessment, protecting studentsâ€™ satisfaction, fair assessment.