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Second and Foreign Language Assessment - Purpura - 2016 - The Modern Language Journal - Wiley Online Library

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Computer-Based Common Core Testing: Considerations and Supports for ELLs | Colorín Colorado

Computer-Based Common Core Testing: Considerations and Supports for ELLs | Colorín Colorado | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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Prof. Paul Nation talks about vocabulary size tests & implications for pedagogy

Prof. Paul Nation talks about vocabulary size tests & implications for pedagogy Further details from http://www.tesolacademic.org/keynotes0810.htm#572104959

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Rubric Tools for Google Docs

Rubric Tools for Google Docs | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Google provides great tools for writing projects including distributing, sharing, collaborating, reviewing, commenting, and revising. But what about grading? Rubrics are a powerful tool for teachers to provide detailed grading feedback for student work. Learn how to use three different rubric tools with Google Docs including Doctopus/Goobric, docAppender, and Orange Slice Teacher Rubric.

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Trialing a Tablet PC Based Language Test

Designing tests is a sophisticated task due to issues such as rubrics, validation and impact. Delivery has become another key issue in recent years. Recent research projects in Spain (García Laborda et al.s, 2010, García Laborda, 2012 and García Laborda et al., 2014; Bueno Alastuey et al., 2014) have been working mainly with technological devices as a means of test delivery. However, technology has changed in the last three years making desktop PCs and mobile phones less attractive due to space and practicality considerations. The use of tablet PCs for test delivery might be an effective option that combines the advantages of both devices. This paper investigates some potential difficulties that might be encountered if they are to be used for delivery of high stakes tests. In particular, it examines the perceptions of 24 future foreign language teachers based on a questionnaire. The results indicate that tablet PCs could be adequate for high-stakes tests in the 2nd and 4th years of secondary school (ESO) and the 2nd year of Baccalaureate studies in Spain. This paper addresses the rationale, our method of research and the questionnaire, and the results.

 

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Flipping Feedback: Screencasting Feedback on Student Essays by Ron Martinez

Looking for a new way to mentor students of academic writing, Ron Martinez came up with a great one. This should be the new standard.
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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
The Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic presents types of activities and grading and feedback criteria to help you plan better assessments.

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Prometheus's curator insight, November 29, 2015 2:32 PM
Moving into modern ways of teaching and assessment we need to consider how we determine students understanding and their depth of understanding. This info graphic highlights how various options might look.
Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 30, 2015 5:39 AM

This is an excellent infographic on blended/on-line assessments.

Made Hery Santosa's curator insight, December 28, 2015 10:59 AM
The design taxonomy helps you to understand this concept of blended and assessment taxonomy.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Good Options for Building Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Good Options for Building Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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Home - Mahara ePortfolio System

Home - Mahara ePortfolio System | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Mahara is an open source ePortfolio and social networking web application.
It provides users with tools to create and maintain a digital portfolio of their learning and social networking features to allow users to interact with each other.
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Cómo crear rúbricas para co-evaluación con Google

Cómo crear rúbricas para co-evaluación con Google | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Las rúbricas, también conocidas como matrices de evaluación, son una selección de criterios y estándares que se utilizan para evaluar el desempeño de los
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Quick Rubric

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Quick Rubric – FREE, fast and simple rubric creator

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Isabel García's curator insight, March 24, 5:04 AM

A useful template for creating rubrics.

Natasha Georgiou's curator insight, March 26, 11:29 PM

A useful template for creating rubrics.

Curatorially Yours's curator insight, April 4, 4:54 AM

This rubric generator looks like a good tool to create rubrics in a hurry. Definitely one to explore:

This rubric generator looks like a good tool to create rubrics in a hurry. Definitely one to explore!

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Testing 1,2,3…: An integrated model for evaluating plain language

Testing 1,2,3…: An integrated model for evaluating plain language The 10th Plain Language Association InterNational (PLAIN) conference hosted by the National...


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20 recursos para aprender y evaluar lengua por proyectos

20 recursos para aprender y evaluar lengua por proyectos | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Colección de recursos para lengua y literatura en la eso
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Versant Language Assessment Tools | English Speaking Tests

Versant Language Assessment Tools | English Speaking Tests | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Test your employees' English writing and speaking skills with Versant's accurate language assessment tools. For call centers, BPOs and more. Ask for a demo!

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Empowering Teachers With Tech-Friendly Formative Assessment Tools

Empowering Teachers With Tech-Friendly Formative Assessment Tools | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
By locating the right tool and building data collection into your routine, you can easily have the formative assessment data you need for responding to student understanding.
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35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students

35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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3 Great iPad Apps for Creating Educational Rubrics ~ EdTech and MLearning

3 Great iPad Apps for Creating Educational Rubrics ~ EdTech and MLearning | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago we reviewed some very good web tools teachers can use to create rubrics. Today we are curating another list of rubric generators for iPad. The apps will enable you to easily create rubrics to use for a wide variety of instructional purposes that include grading, formative assessment, lesson planning, classroom management and many more.

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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
The Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic presents types of activities and grading and feedback criteria to help you plan better assessments.

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Prometheus's curator insight, November 29, 2015 2:32 PM
Moving into modern ways of teaching and assessment we need to consider how we determine students understanding and their depth of understanding. This info graphic highlights how various options might look.
Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 30, 2015 5:39 AM

This is an excellent infographic on blended/on-line assessments.

Made Hery Santosa's curator insight, December 28, 2015 10:59 AM
The design taxonomy helps you to understand this concept of blended and assessment taxonomy.
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Assessing oral communication: Ockey & Li, 2015

Assessing oral communication: Ockey & Li, 2015 | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
The assessment of oral communication has continued to evolve over the past few decades. The construct being assessed has broadened to include interactional competence, and technology has played a role in the types of tasks that are currently popular.

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, November 26, 2015 4:16 AM

Overview of 5 types of assessment: oral proficiency interview, pair/group discussion, simulated task, integrated task and elicited imitation.

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The Boren Awards: A Report of Oral Language Proficiency Gains During Academic Study Abroad (2015)

The Boren Awards: A Report of Oral Language Proficiency Gains During Academic Study Abroad (2015) | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
The Boren Awards: A Report of Oral Language Proficiency Gains during Academic Study Abroad explores the language gains made by U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who received Boren Scholarships and Fellowships for language study overseas between 1996 and 2011.
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