ERIC Number: ED428574
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Current Trends in English Language Testing. Conference Proceedings for CTELT 1997 and 1998, Vol. 1.
Coombe, Christine A., Ed.
Papers from the 1997 and 1998 Current Trends in English Language Testing (CTELT) conferences include: "Computer-Based Language Testing: The Call of the Internet" (G. Fulcher); "Uses of the PET (Preliminary English Test) at Sultan Qaboos University" (R. Taylor); "Issues in Foreign and Second Language Academic Listening Assessment" (C. Coombe, J. Kinney, C. Canning); "Saudi Development and Training's Five Star Proficiency Test Project" (J. Pollard); "Test Writing for UAE Distance Learning Students" (L. Barlow, C. Canning); "Student Created Tests as Motivation to Learning" (P. Cozens); "Student Errors--To Use or Not To Use? That Is the Question" (J. Eadie, A. Abdel-Fattah, H. Guefrachi); "The Impact of High-Stakes Testing on Teaching and Learning" (D. Wall); "Myths of Testing and the Icons of PET, TOEFL and IELTS" (G. Tennent); "Copyright Infringement: What Are the Legal Rights of Educators as Test Writers?" (C. Canning); "C-Testing: A Theory Yet To Be Proved" (N. McBeath); "Why Teacher, That's Your Job" (P. Cozens); "Computer Generated Visuals and Reading Texts" (C. Canning, L. Barlow, C. Kawar); and "How Different Examination Boards Present Vocabulary" (K. Aldred). (MSE)
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, College Second Language Programs, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Testing, Copyrights, Distance Education, Educational Trends, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Internet, Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Learning Motivation, Listening Comprehension Tests, Oral Language, Program Descriptions, Reading Tests, Second Language Instruction, Student Developed Materials, Teacher Role, Test Construction, Test Use, Testing Programs, Trend Analysis, Verbal Tests, Vocabulary
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: TESOL Arabia.
Identifiers - Location: Oman; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: International English Language Testing System; Test of English as a Foreign Language