ERIC Number: ED331284
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
English Language Testing in U.S. Colleges and Universities.
Douglas, Dan, Ed.
A collection of essays and research reports addresses issues in the testing of English as a Second Language (ESL) among foreign students in United States colleges and universities. They include the following: "Overview of ESL Testing" (Ralph Pat Barrett); "English Language Testing: The View from the Admissions Office" (G. James Haas); "English Language Testing: The View from the English Teaching Program" (Paul J. Angelis); "Standardized ESL Tests Used in U.S. Colleges and Universities" (Harold S. Madsen); "British Tests of English as a Foreign Language" (J. Charles Alderson); "ESL Composition Testing" (Jane Hughey); "The Testing and Evaluation of International Teaching Assistants" (Barbara S. Plakans, Roberta G. Abraham); and "Interpreting Test Scores" (Grant Henning). Appended materials include addresses for use in obtaining information about English language testing, and the questionnaire used in a survey of higher education institutions, reported in one of the articles. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Admission, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Language Tests, Questionnaires, Second Language Programs, Standardized Tests, Surveys, Teaching Assistants, Test Interpretation, Test Results, Writing (Composition), Writing Tests
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC. Advisory, Teaching, and Specialized Programs Div.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: United Kingdom