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Language Testing and Evaluation An Introductory Course by Desmond Allison

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Published by World Scientific Publishing Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Examinations & assessment,
  • Language teaching theory & methods,
  • Usage guides,
  • Study & Teaching,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Language,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Language Arts,
  • Language Studies

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9202646M
ISBN 109971692260
ISBN 109789971692261

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This textbook is a practical guide to language test development for classroom use, educational program evaluation, placement at instructional levels, measurement and research. It has served for many years as a classic classroom textbook at both graduate and undergraduate university by: This book brings together two related fields - language testing and language programme evaluation - in a way that no single introductory text has done, and seeks to encourage closer relations between the two in both academic curricula and professional practice. It introduces readers not just to basic concepts, but to some of the major social, educational and research concerns and activities.   The aim of this series is to provide a forum for publishing theoretical and empirical research of a high standard in all areas of language testing and evaluation. Our focus is on research into language tests and assessment tools as well as on programme evaluation in which emphasis is placed on the characteristics of the instruments themselves. In addition, current practice in the examining of English as a Foreign Language by different examining boards is reviewed in order to compare testing principles with present test practice. The focus of the book Language Test Construction and Evaluation describes the process of language test construction clearly and comprehensively/5.

Tests for the measurement of language abilities must be constructed according to a coherent validity framework based on the latest developments in theory and practice. This innovative book, by a world authority on language testing, deals with all key aspects of language test design and by: Language Test Construction and Evaluation describes the process of language test construction clearly and comprehensively. Each chapter deals with one stage of the test construction process; from drafting initial test specifications, to reporting test scores, test validation and washback. Language Test Construction and Evaluation describes the process of language test construction clearly and comprehensively. Each chapter deals with one stage of the test construction process; from drafting initial test specifications, to reporting test scores, test validation and washback. In addition, current practice in the examining of English as a Foreign Language by different examining. Useful Assessment and Evaluation in Language Education showcases contemporary research that explores innovative uses of assessment and evaluation in a variety of educational contexts. Divided into three parts, this volume first examines theoretical considerations and practical implementations of assessment conducted for the purpose of enhancing.

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