Our study problem statement is: "Is there any difference between social and science teacher candidates while choosing the alternative assessment and if there is, the reason for these differences may be what?". For this purpose, 38-students were selected from science and 39 students were selected from social teacher candidates who are at the last term from a goverment university in Istanbul. As a means of data collection by researchers, developed by taking 3 experts opinion polls were used. Data tables using percentage and frequency and content analysis were evaluated. At the end of the study results and suggestions were presented. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.