Assessing the Satisfaction of Students on Grading System of Wolaita Language Major Courses with Special Reference to Regular Wolaita Language Students at Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia

Markos Mathewos


The main objective of the study was to assess the satisfaction and self confidence of students on grading system of Wolaita Language major courses. The research subjects were purposively selected 25 students from Wolaita Sodo university,Wolaita Language department. Two tools were used to collect the data: Questionnaire and interview. Both qualitative and quantitative data analysis methods were employed to obtain the results. The study was proved that students were happy in grading system of Wolaita Sodo University and it. The study also indicated that the students were not this much interested to improve the grading system of Wolaita language major courses as they satisfied in it and it shows that students were confident enough to work by themselves. The study disclosed that teachers were not giving relevant support to students to improve their results and it shows that they did not continuously assess the students to take optional score to improve their result. Moreover, the findings of the study approved that teachers did not use their time effectively and works for the betterment of the students’ result. The study also shows that teachers encouraged the students to raise questions and to comment in their evaluation and teaching and they also advise students on how to study and ready for the exam. Thus, it is possible to summarize that students satisfied with the grading system of Wolaita Sodo University and they were confident enough to work by themselves. Hence, it is recommended that the students should be more encouraged to build their confidence regarding working independently and all stake holders all stake holders should work cooperatively to increase the satisfaction of the students regarding grading system. In addition, teachers should effectively   use their time and work for the betterment of the students’ result and they should fairly evaluate and treat them equally.

Keywords: grading system, legislation, Major course, satisfaction, self confidence,

DOI: 10.7176/JLLL/59-04

Publication date: August 31st 2019

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