CHALLENGES IN THE EFFECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE AFFECTIVE AND PSYCHOMOTOR DOMAINS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN KENEMA CITY.
The study investigated challenges teachers face in the effective assessment of the Affective and Psychomotor domains of pupils in Primary Schools in Kenema City. A total of one hundred teachers were used for the study. Data were collected through the use of questionnaires and were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics at 5% confidence level. Results as analyzed indicated that there were flaws in the qualifications, assessment techniques/instruments, school facilities and conduciveness in school learning environment. It is recommended that workshops, in-service training and seminars be conducted as to correct defects in assessment processes of the Affective and Psychomotor domains. Also, the Ministry of Education should provide teaching/learning materials, improve on teaching/learning environments, provide appropriate and adequate facilities and award scholarship to teachers for further study.