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Changing Language Assessment

Author: Sahbi Hidri

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030422691

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 382

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This edited book brings together fifteen original empirical studies from a variety of international contexts to provide a detailed exploration of language assessment, testing and evaluation. Language assessment has a key role in the development and implementation of language and educational policies at the national level, and this book examines some of the impacts - both positive and negative - of different skills testing and examination approaches on learning outcomes and individual students' language learning. This book will be of interest to scholars working in applied linguistics and language education, teacher training, testing and evaluation, as well as stakeholders such as practitioners, educators, educational agencies, and test developers.
Changing Language Assessment
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Sahbi Hidri
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-08 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This edited book brings together fifteen original empirical studies from a variety of international contexts to provide a detailed exploration of language assessment, testing and evaluation. Language assessment has a key role in the development and implementation of language and educational policies at the national level, and this book examines
Changing Language Teaching Through Language Testing
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Liying Cheng
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-06 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book offers insights into the concept that a test can be used to encourage innovation in the classroom.
Assessing Change in English Second Language Writing Performance
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Khaled Barkaoui, Ali Hadidi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book introduces a new framework for analyzing second language (L2) learners’ written texts. The authors conducted a major study on changes and differences in English L2 learners’ writing performance to advance understanding of the nature of L2 writing development over time, in relation to L2 instruction and testing, and
English Language Assessment and the Chinese Learner
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Liying Cheng, Andy Curtis
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-17 - Publisher: Routledge

'This volume addresses a very timely and important topic, and provides both broad and in-depth coverage of a number of large-scale English tests in China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, and about the Chinese learner.' – Lyle F. Bachman, From the Foreword Building on current theoretical and practical frameworks for
Trends in Language Assessment Research and Practice
Language: en
Pages: 632
Authors: Vahid Aryadoust, Janna Fox
Categories: Language and languages
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-29 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Despite prodigious developments in the field of language assessment in the Middle East and the Pacific Rim, research and practice in these areas have been underrepresented in mainstream literature. This volume takes a fresh look at language assessment in these regions, and provides a unique overview of contemporary language assessment