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A set of resources on language learning and assessment in context
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THE MORE HIGH-TECH SCHOOLS BECOME, THE MORE ...

THE MORE HIGH-TECH SCHOOLS BECOME, THE MORE ... | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
Few people would deny that digital skills are needed in an increasingly digital world, but even some promoters of educational technology are expressing reservations about the size of the investment compared to the available ...
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Interaction in a Paired Speaking Test

Just published with Peter Lang, this book is based on Lyn May's PhD thesis. ISBN 978-3-631-61723-6. The book synopsis reads: Paired speaking tests are increasingly used in both low- and high-stakes second language assessment contexts.
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Foreign Language Learning, Rubrics and Exam Backwash

Foreign Language Learning, Rubrics and Exam Backwash | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
Examinations remain a popular form of evaluation in the foreign language classroom. Using rubrics, methodology does not have to succumb to exam backwash.
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Alternative Assessment of Foreign Language Learning - TEFL TESL

Alternative Assessment of Foreign Language Learning - TEFL TESL | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
Alternative assessment methods in foreign language classes motivate English foreign language students to learn and improve teacher-student relations.
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Opportunities and challenges for use of mobile phones for learning ...

Opportunities and challenges for use of mobile phones for learning ... | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
Technology role out for learning is still stalled by a number of factors in Africa including: Poor ICT policy implementation especially in the areas of Health and Education. These two areas are complimentary – will you ...
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EnglishEdge Launches India's first Portable Language Lab and ...

EnglishEdge Launches India's first Portable Language Lab and ... | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, July 15, 2011 — (Business Wire India) — EnglishEdge, the leader in technology aided language learning has launched India's first Portable language lab and mobile based language learning ...
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I think the issue you bring

I think the issue you bring | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
In reply to How to grade assessment/assignments with a no zero policy:

I think the issue you bring up with a 60% meaning very different things for different students is a problem regardless of whether you have a no-zero policy or not?
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Skills That Every Learner Needs | Rob Mancabelli

Skills That Every Learner Needs | Rob Mancabelli | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
RT @RobMancabelli: Skills that Every Student Needs http://bit.ly/nen1bv #edchat #k12...
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Foreign Language Teaching, Learning and 'Traditional Testing'

Foreign Language Teaching, Learning and 'Traditional Testing' | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
Foreign language learning assessment should be eclectic and useful if English teachers continue to use traditional testing in foreign language classes.
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Oral Language, Assessment, and Metacognition with VoiceThread ...

Oral Language, Assessment, and Metacognition with VoiceThread ... | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
Teaching ELLs in a language other than their native one prevents the ELLs from connecting much of their prior knowledge with the new information they receive. It seems as if this practice ignores one of the most basic ...
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LiveMocha raises $5M - TechFlash

LiveMocha raises $5M - TechFlash | Languagelearningincontext | Scoop.it
LiveMocha raises $5MTechFlashLiveMocha Inc., which bills itself as the world's largest online language learning community, has raised $5 million, according to regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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