ERIC Number: ED178969
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Assessment of Basic Speaking and Listening Skills: State of the Art and Recommendations for Instrument Development. Volume I.
Brown, Kenneth L.; And Others
The first of two related documents, this volume reviews the state of the art of assessment in speaking and listening and recommends guidelines for evaluation and development of testing instruments. The first chapter recommends criteria for evaluating assessment instruments and practices; the second chapter reviews 71 published and unpublished instruments; the third chapter summarizes current testing practices throughout the country and compares them with the criteria listed in chapter one; the last chapter contains recommendations for the development of two kinds of instruments: a rating scale to assess speaking skills and a test to assess listening skills. (AEA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Research and Assessment.
Note: For related document, see CS 502 686