ERIC Number: ED038876
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The Relative Effectiveness of Earphones and Loudspeakers as a Means of Presenting a Listening Test in a Foreign Language.
Spencer, Richard E.; Seguin, Edmond L.
An experiment, using College Board Achievement Tests in German Reading and Listening Comprehension, to compare the effectiveness of earphones and loudspeakers in language test presentation is described. Related opinions, implications, and conclusions on the effectiveness of communication media in language teaching and testing are offered. (AF)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Auditory Discrimination, Educational Experiments, Experiments, German, Laboratory Equipment, Language Instruction, Language Laboratories, Language Tests, Listening Comprehension, Media Research, Modern Languages, Reading Comprehension, Standardized Tests, Statistical Data, Teacher Effectiveness, Testing, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations.
Note: Reprint from The Modern Language Journal, v48 n6 p346-349 October 1964