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TOEFL: Research

TOEFL: Research | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

ETS and the TOEFL® Board support a research program to further knowledge in the field of language assessment and second-language acquisition. The goals are to:

improve language assessments and related products
assure that they meet professional standards
develop the foundation for future services and products

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Introduction to Assessment Literacy from Trinity Tesol

12 videos from Trinity is designed to give teachers an introduction into the area of assessment literacy.

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Bibliography of PhD Dissertations in Language Testing - International Language Testing Association

Bibliography of PhD Dissertations in Language Testing - International Language Testing Association | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

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Communicative competence in language assessment : What the non-language specialist can tell us - Elder, McNamara, Kim, Pill & Sato 2017

Communicative competence in language assessment : What the non-language specialist can tell us - Elder, McNamara, Kim, Pill & Sato 2017 | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2016.12.005

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Language  Testing: Review of the Year 2017

Language  Testing: Review of the Year 2017 | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
A review of language testing stories in the news during 2017
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Assessment and evaluation: 2011 collection (British Council)

Assessment and evaluation: 2011 collection (British Council) | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Edited collection

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The Impact of the CEFR on Language Examinations in Local Contexts

The Impact of the CEFR on Language Examinations in Local Contexts | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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Proposed MFL Assessment Framework- what do you think?!

Thank you everyone for telling us how the Principles have made a difference to your teaching. But what about the alternative Assessment Framework which goes hand in hand with the Principles? We would love to hear your comments, either by leaving a reply on this blog or by  emailing us (lucy.beharrell@education.ox.ac.uk). Have a look at our proposed…
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A Beginner's Guide To Student Portfolios

A Beginner's Guide To Student Portfolios | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
This explains about why a e-portfolio or digital portfolio is important for a student and what goes into a portfolio. Set your child for success, start a digital portfolio for free!
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Corpus linguistics in language testing researchLanguage Testing - Sara T. Cushing, 2017

Corpus linguistics in language testing researchLanguage Testing - Sara T. Cushing, 2017 | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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Mobile language app Babbel, Cambridge team up for English tests

Mobile language app Babbel, Cambridge team up for English tests | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Babbel.com and its related language-learning apps attracted more than 4 million monthly unique visitors worldwide in July, according to web and mobile audience research firm SimilarWeb.

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Assessment in the Modern Classroom: Twitter feed

Assessment in the Modern Classroom: Twitter feed | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Langwitches, The Magic of Learning.
Modern learning that transforms education in the 21st century. Finding new forms and redefining learning for the challenges of the future .
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Thousands of English-Learners Fall Short on Test of Language Skills - Education Week

Thousands of English-Learners Fall Short on Test of Language Skills
By Corey Mitchell Education Week July 17, 2017
A change to how a widely used English-proficiency test is scored has led to thousands of students being retained in English-language-learner classes and created budgeting and staffing challenges for some school districts.


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Digital technology helps California district improve assessment for English language learners

Digital technology helps California district improve assessment for English language learners | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
New tools can provide educators with immediate feedback on students' English-language capabilities, which is critical.
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Language assessment resources

Language assessment resources | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
The materials in this toolkit were developed as part of a British Council funded research project which explored teacher attitudes to assessment and their training needs.
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SHIKEN: JALT Testing & Eval. SIG Newsletter

A list of articles from the newsletter of the Testing & Evaluation Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching

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Larry Ferlazzo - four ways to give ELL students feedback on their writing

Larry Ferlazzo - four ways to give ELL students feedback on their writing | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
What is a teacher and, particularly a teacher of English Language Learner, supposed to do to be effective and maintain his/her sanity?Here are four ways I try to do both:Peer Review
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4 Fantastic Rubric Tools for Google Docs

4 Fantastic Rubric Tools for Google Docs | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

"...there are many excellent tools for creating, deploying, and grading digital rubrics. We are going to look at four examples that span the range from basic to very sophisticated. If you have a different rubric tool you would like to recommend, please do so in the comments at the bottom of the post.

"The four tools we are exploring are:
WriQ
OrangeSlice Teacher Rubric
docAppender
Doctopus and Goobric"


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How Technology Can Be Used to Create Better Assessments

How Technology Can Be Used to Create Better Assessments | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

"One of the many changes that students are experiencing is their ability to be assessed not only in the classroom but also online.... Students can also be assessed by creating and displaying their work online through social media, YouTube, and digital portfolios."


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We Teach Languages Episode 23: Performance Assessment, Can Dos, and ACTFL resources with Paul Sandrock

We Teach Languages Episode 23: Performance Assessment, Can Dos, and ACTFL resources with Paul Sandrock | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
In ep 23, Stacey asks Paul Sandrock, Director of Education at ACTFL, about performance assessment. Why should teachers use performance assessment, how does it work, and what resources does ACTFL ha…
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KU researcher develops low-cost, low-stress method for future foreign language teachers to test proficiency

KU researcher develops low-cost, low-stress method for future foreign language teachers to test proficiency | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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Interactive Listening: Construct Definition an Operationalization in Tests of EFL

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Episode 33 - Is Testing Necessary?

Stream Episode 33 - Is Testing Necessary? by teawithbvp from desktop or your mobile device
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Computer says no: Irish vet fails oral English test needed to stay in Australia

Computer says no: Irish vet fails oral English test needed to stay in Australia | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Louise Kennedy, a native English speaker with two degrees, says flawed technology is to blame
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