ERIC Number: ED365138
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
A New Decade of Language Testing Research: Selected Papers from the Annual Language Testing Research Colloquium (12th, San Francisco, California, March 1990).
Douglas, Dan, Ed.; Chapelle, Carol, Ed.
Papers from the conference on language testing include: "Foundations and Directions for a New Decade of Language Testing" (Carol Chapelle, Dan Douglas); "A Comparison of the Abilities Measured by the Cambridge and Educational Testing Service EFL Test Batteries" (Lyle F. Bachman, Fred Davidson, John Foulkes); "Judgments in Language Testing" (J. Charles Alderson); "Testing the Specificity of ESP Reading Skills" (Thom Hudson); "A Comparison of Indices for the Identification of Misfitting Items" (Kyle Perkins, Sheila Brutten); "The Effect of Prompt in Essay Examination" (Mary Spaan); Computer-Assisted Testing of Reading Comprehension: Comparisons Among Multiple-Choice and Open-Ended Scoring Methods" (Grant Henning, Michael Anbar, Carl E. Helm, J. D'Arcy); "The Role of Instructions in Testing Summarizing Ability" (Andrew Cohen); "A Comprehensive Criterion-Referenced Language Testing Project" (James Dean Brown); "A Collaborative/Diagnostic Feedback Model for Testing Foreign Languages" (Elana Shohamy); "The Relationship Between Grammar and Reading in an English for Academic Purposes Test Battery" (J. Charles Alderson); "Assessing Speaking Proficiency in the International English Language Testing System" (D. E. Ingram, Elaine Wylie); "Performance on a General versus a Field-Specific Test of Speaking Proficiency by International Teaching Assistants" (Dan Douglas, Larry Selinker); and Is ESP Testing Justified?" (Caroline Clapham). (MSE)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Testing, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Trends, English for Academic Purposes, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Essays, Foreign Students, Grammar, Item Analysis, Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Scoring, Second Languages, Speech Skills, Standardized Tests, Teaching Assistants, Test Construction, Test Items, Test Use, Testing, Testing Programs, Trend Analysis
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