ERIC Number: ED044957
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
A Handbook on Foreign Language Classroom Testing: French; German, Italian, Russian, Spanish.
Paquette, F. Andre; Tollinger, Suzanne
This handbook illustrates how the classroom teacher can make efficient use of tests, discusses the main purposes tests can serve, treats principal kinds of testing devices especially useful in language instruction, and includes a section on the interpretation of test results. Chapters include: (1) the importance and place of testing in the foreign language program, (2) planning the classroom test, (3) construction of test items, (4) preparing test items in French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish, and (5) test interpretation. A glossary of technical terms used in the handbook and an annotated bibliography on testing are included. (RL)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Annotated Bibliographies, French, German, Instructional Program Divisions, Italian, Item Analysis, Language Instruction, Language Tests, Modern Languages, Objective Tests, Russian, Spanish, Statistical Analysis, Teaching Guides, Test Interpretation, Testing
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.