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ERIC Number: ED365144
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 271
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-9971-74-037-0
ISSN: ISSN-0129-8895
Current Developments in Language Testing. Anthology Series 25.
Anivan, Sarinee, Ed.
The selection of papers on language testing includes: "Language Testing in the 1990s: How Far Have We Come? How Much Further Have We To Go?" (J. Charles Alderson); "Current Research/Development in Language Testing" (John W. Oller, Jr.); "The Difficulties of Difficulty: Prompts in Writing Assessment" (Liz Hamp-Lyons, Sheila Prochnow); "The Validity of Writing Test Tasks" (John Read); "Affective Factors in the Assessment of Oral Interaction: Gender and Status" (Don Porter); "Authenticity in Foreign Language Testing" (Peter Doye); "Evaluating Communicative Tests" (Keith Morrow); "Materials-Based Tests: How Well Do They Work?" (Michael Milanovic); "Defining Language Ability: The Criteria for Criteria" (Geoff Brindley); "The Role of Item Response Theory in Language Test Validation" (T. F. McNamara); "The International English Language Testing System IELTS: Its Nature and Development" (D. E. Ingram); "A Comparative Analysis of Simulated and Direct Oral Proficiency Interviews" (Charles W. Stansfield); "Southeast Asian Languages Proficiency Examinations" (James Dean Brown, H. Gary Cook, Charles Lockhart, Teresita Ramos); "Continuous Assessment in the Oral Communication Class: Teacher Constructed Test" (Shanta Nair-Venugopal); and "What We Can Do with Computerized Adaptive Testing...And What We Cannot Do!" (Michel Laurier). (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (Singapore). Regional Language Centre.
Identifiers: Oral Proficiency Testing
Note: Selected papers presented at the Regional Language Centre Seminar on Language Testing and Language Programme Evaluation (April 9-12, 1990). For selected individual papers, see also ED 328 072; ED 350 819, ED 322 725, ED 342 211, ED 317 073, ED 322 729.