ERIC Number: ED365142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Technology and Language Testing. A Collection of Papers from the Annual Colloquium on Language Testing Research (7th, Princeton, New Jersey, April 6-9, 1985).
Stansfield, Charles W., Ed.
This collection of essays on measurement theory and language testing includes: "Computerized Adaptive Testing: Implications for Language Test Developers" (Peter Tung); "The Promise and Threat of Computerized Adaptive Assessment of Reading Comprehension" (Michael Canale); "Computerized Rasch Analysis of Item Bias in ESL Tests" (Harold S. Madsen, Jerry W. Larson); "Item Banking via DBASE II: The UCLA ESL Proficiency Examination Experience" (Grant Henning); "Computerized Multilevel ESL Testing, a Rapid Screening Methodology" (Marilyn M. Hicks); "Item Selection from Pretests in Mixed Ability Groups" (John H. A. L. deJong); "Correlation Between Human and Machine Ratings of Test of Spoken English Reading Passages" (Garry Molholt, Ari M. Presler); Development of a Tape-Mediated, ACTFL/ILR Scale-Based Test of Chinese Speaking Proficiency" (John L. D. Clark); "Using Technology to Assess Second Language Proficiency Through Cloze-Elide Tests" (Winton H. Manning); and "Using the Writer's Workbench in Composition Teaching and Testing" (Joy Reid). (MSE)
Descriptors: Chinese, Cloze Procedure, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Software, Difficulty Level, English (Second Language), Heterogeneous Grouping, Higher Education, Interrater Reliability, Item Banks, Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Measurement Techniques, Program Descriptions, Reading Comprehension, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Speech Skills, Statistical Analysis, Test Items, Testing, Testing Problems, Trend Analysis, Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Identifiers: ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines; Rasch Model; University of California Los Angeles