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California Board Adopts New English-Language Proficiency Standards - Education Week News (blog)

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California Board Adopts New English-Language Proficiency StandardsEducation Week News (blog)This may be particularly true among a group of 13 states known as ELPA21 that are working together to develop a new English-language proficiency assessment.
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Investigating the Relatedness of Cloze-Elide Test, Multiple-Choice Cloze Test, and C-test as Measures of Reading Comprehension

Reading comprehension ability consists of multiple cognitive processes, and cloze tests have long been claimed to measure this ability as a whole. However, since the introduction of cloze test, different varieties of it have been proposed by the testers. Thus, the present study was an attempt to examine the relatedness of Cloze-Elide test, Multiple-choice (MC) cloze test, and C-test as three different types of cloze procedure used for measuring reading comprehension. To this end, one C-test consisting of four short texts, one fixed ratio (n=7) multiple-choice cloze test, and one cloze-elide test were prepared from reading passages with similar readability levels. The participants of the study were 30 (male &female) freshman university students majoring in English literature. The results of ANOVA test showed that there were not any statistically significant differences at the 0.05 level of significance among the performance of the students on the three tests measuring their reading comprehension. Therefore, it was concluded that against the advocates of each test who claim superiority of it over the other types, these three types of cloze tests in this study assessed the reading comprehension in a similar way. So, the testers can be confident to make use of these tests as reading comprehension tests interchangeably.  
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R, Shiny, Web App, Web Application, RStudio, CAT, Computerized Adaptive Testing, Writing Support, AWSuM, Mizumoto Atsushi
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Learnclick Quizzes - Create cloze tests, gap-filling exercises, drag and drop, dropdown and multiple choice quizzes

Learnclick Quizzes - Create cloze tests, gap-filling exercises, drag and drop, dropdown and multiple choice quizzes | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
A powerful and flexible, yet easy to use tool for creating online gap-filling exercises as well as drag & drop, dropdown and multiple choice quizzes.
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10 herramientas online para hacer evaluaciones y exámenes

10 herramientas online para hacer evaluaciones y exámenes | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

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13 herramientas para evaluar a tus alumnos en clase - Educación 3.0

Te proponemos 13 herramientas para evaluar a tus estudiantes, crear exámenes, tests y pruebas autocorregibles de una forma fácil e inmediata

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En el núvol's curator insight, March 20, 6:01 PM
13 herramientas para evaluar a tus alumnos en clase
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Language Testing Does More Harm than Good - IATEFL Debate 2015 | ELT Journal | Oxford Academic


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Deconstructing the Duolingo English Test (DET) | ELTjam

Deconstructing the Duolingo English Test (DET) | ELTjam | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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Responding to Student Writing — and Writers

Responding to Student Writing — and Writers | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
If you ask any college instructor or high school English teacher which part of her job is the most time-consuming, says Nancy Sommers, you’ll hear the same answer across the board: “Responding to my students’ writing.” “Reading my students’ writing.” “Grading my students’ writing.”

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Useful advice on increasing the imapct of written feedback.

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English tests to be mandatory for all Thai Army chiefs

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Assessment in an ESOL classroom | World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press

Assessment in an ESOL classroom | World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Marcin Lewandowski carried out a small scale practitioner inquiry in to the impact of assessment on motivation in language learning.
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DIALANG | Lancaster University

Information About DIALANG (previously at www.dialang.org)
Updated 22 March 2017

DIALANG WEB VERSION
We are closing the old DIALANG service, the one that required download and installation.
There is now a new improved web-based version of DIALANG available. All you need now is a web-browser (so DIALANG now works on many different operating systems). Click here for more information and how to access it.
About DIALANG
DIALANG is a language diagnosis system developed by many European higher education institutions. It reports your level of skill against the Common European Framework (CEF) for language learning. DIALANG is not an exam. DIALANG does not issue certificates.
DIALANG’s skills are reading, writing, listening, grammar and vocabulary
DIALANG’s languages are Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Irish-gaelic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish. DIALANG has instructions and tests in all these languages.

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Towards a Theory of Diagnosis in Second and Foreign Language Assessment: Insights from Professional Practice Across Diverse Fields | Applied Linguistics | Oxford Academic

Towards a Theory of Diagnosis in Second and Foreign Language Assessment: Insights from Professional Practice Across Diverse Fields | Applied Linguistics | Oxford Academic | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

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2 Apps Generating Some Buzz about Assessment

2 Apps Generating Some Buzz about Assessment | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Where there's smoke, there's fire, right? So when there's buzz, there's likely something worth looking at. At TESOL 2017 one buzzword in the Electronic Village seemed to be formative assessment. Why is it valuable? How can we do it well? Three teachers from Universidad de Los Andes (Trujillo, Venezuela) reviewed the basics during their talk…
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Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes

Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

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RÚBRICAS DE EVALUACIÓN - ¿Qué son y cómo elaborarlas?

Este video explica lo que es una rúbrica, cuáles son las ventajas de utilizarlas en tu clase, y los pasos para elaborarla.

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Welcome to Quick Rubric – Free, Fast, and Easy to Use! :)

Quick Rubric – FREE, fast and simple rubric creator

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