English Language Education And Assessment

Author: David Coniam
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9812870717
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Scoring TOEFL essays and TOEFL 2000 prototype writing tasks: An investigation
into raters' decision making and development of a preliminary analytic framework
(TOEFL Monograph Series MS-22). ... Generalizability theory as evidence of
concerns about fairness in large-scale ESL writing assessments. TESOL Journal,
2, 423–443. doi:10.5054/tj.2011.269751. Kunnan, A. J. (2004). Test fairness. In M
. Milanovic & C. Weir (Eds.), European language testing in a global context (pp.

Handbook Of Research In Second Language Teaching And Learning

Author: Eli Hinkel
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 131750836X
Size: 47.36 MB
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For criterion-referenced estimates of score dependability of scores and decision
consistency, Hambelton, Swaminathan, Algina, and Coulson (1978) using
generalizability theory identified three different concepts: (1) agreement of
placement classification decisions, (2) agreement of decisions at cut scores, and
(3) dependability of domain scores (see Kunnan, 1992, for more details). Kunnan
(1992) investigated placement decisions made by the ESL program in four class
levels (33A, ...

Coming To Terms

Author: Patricia Lynne
Publisher: Utah State Univ Pr
ISBN: 9780874215946
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Coming to Terms is a provocative, ambitious, and principled book-length essay.

Fairness And Validation In Language Assessment

Author: Antony John Kunnan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521658744
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The 19th annual Language Testing Research Colloquium held in 1997 in Florida, brought this concern into focus. The papers in this volume offer an introduction to fairness and validation in the field of language assessment.

Overcoming Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety

Author: Jinyan Huang
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781613247754
Size: 49.81 MB
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Research shows that students, regardless of anxiety within a specific category of language-skill-specific anxiety, tend to have a general feeling of low-self confidence. This book examines the dynamics of the anxiety phenomena.

The Companion To Language Assessment

Author: Antony John Kunnan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470655337
Size: 22.65 MB
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This work brings together the leading voices and cutting-edge research in this critically important field.

Diagnostic Writing Assessment

Author: Ute Knoch
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783631589816
Size: 14.49 MB
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This book presents a study which set out to develop and validate a rating scale specifically designed for the diagnostic assessment of writing in an academic English setting.

Cultural Validity In Assessment

Author: María del Rosario Basterra
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136965971
Size: 26.28 MB
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Given the significance of testing in education today, cultural validity in assessment is an urgent issue facing educators. This book is essential reading for addressing this important, relevant topic.