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ERIC Number: ED490574
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 62
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 350
ISBN: ISBN-977-04-4099-x
ISSN: N/A
Language Performance Assessment: Current Trends in Theory and Research
El-Koumy, Abdel-Salam Abdel-Khalek
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The purpose of this paper is to review the theoretical and empirical literature relevant to language performance assessment. Following a definition of performance assessment, this paper considers: (1) theoretical assumptions underlying performance assessment; (2) purposes of performance assessment; (3) performance assessment procedures; (4) merits and demerits of performance assessment; (5) language performance assessment formats and research relevant to each format; (6) criteria for selecting performance assessment formats; (7) alternative groupings for assessing student performance; (8) performance assessment via computers and research related to this area; (9) reliability and validity of performance assessment and research related to this area; and (10) conclusions drawn from the literature reviewed in this paper.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A