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ERIC Number: ED180218
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Measuring the Variables and Testing the Outcomes. The ACTFL Foreign Language Education Series, Vol. 10.
Valette, Rebecca M.; Linder, Cathy
Current developments in the field of language testing are synthesized with emphasis on their practical application in the classroom. The main areas of concern are: (1) the role of testing in the schools; (2) identifying and measuring teacher and student variables, such as, language proficiency of teachers; teacher effectiveness in the classroom; and student aptitude, learning styles, attitude and motivation; (3) developing effective placement procedures; (4) testing the outcomes; (5) the role of national tests and interpretation of test scores; and (6) using test results to improve the foreign language program. (AMH)
Not available separately; See FL 010 779
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY.