ERIC Number: ED401750
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The Language Testing Cycle: From Inception to Washback. Series S, Number 13.
Wigglesworth, Gillian, Ed.; Elder, Catherine, Ed.
A selection of essays on language testing includes: "Perspectives on the Testing Cycle: Setting the Scene" (Catherine Elder, Gillian Wigglesworth); "The Politicisation of English: The Case of the STEP Test and the Chinese Students" (Lesleyanne Hawthorne); "Developing Language Tests for Specific Populations" (Rosemary Baker); "Developing Rating Scales for the Assessment of Second Language Performance" (Carolyn E. Turner, John A. Upshur); "Administering a Performance Test in Fiji Hindi" (Nikhat Shameen, John Read); "Specific-Purpose Language Performance Tests: Task and Interaction" (Tom Lumley, Annie Brown); "Rasch Scaling: How Valid Is It as the Basis for Content-Referenced Descriptors of Test Performance?" (Joy McQueen); "Test Interpretation, Test Use, and Pedagogical Implications" (Micheline Chalhoub-Deville); and "Investigating Washback in Japanese EFL Classrooms: Problems of Methodology" (Yoshinori Watanabe). (MSE)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Hindi, Language Research, Language Tests, Languages for Special Purposes, Second Language Instruction, Test Construction, Test Interpretation, Test Use, Testing, Testing Problems, Time Factors (Learning), Uncommonly Taught Languages
Linguistics, The Faculties, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Applied Linguistics Association of Australia, Clayton.
Identifiers - Location: Australia