ERIC Number: ED098513
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Reading Evaluation for Adult Non-English Students.
Motta, Janice; And Others
This paper discusses several evaluative methods that are available for use in a reading program that is aimed at English as a Second Language (ESL) students. The contents include: "Evaluation," which discusses the role of evaluation in reading; "Teacher Observation," which looks at how the teacher can evaluate the reading progress of students through observation; "Standardized Tests," which discusses the use of standardized tests, the validity of standardized tests, and the inappropriateness of standardized tests for ESL students; "Informal Reading Inventories," which discusses the difference between group Informal Reading Inventories (IRI) and individual IRIs the reading levels identified by an IRI, an IRI recording key, and the criteria for establishing reading levels; and"Variables of Performance," which discusses additional variables, such as IQ, socioeconomic background, and conditions under which the student was evaluated. (WR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bristol Community Coll., Fall River, MA.