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ERIC Number: ED502486
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Examining Evaluation System of an English Language Program in China
Si-hong, Li
Online Submission, US-China Education Review v4 n5 p26-31 May 2007
In the field of EFL, effective language evaluation is receiving more and more attention. However, in many Chinese EFL situations, the evaluation of language development is still considered to be product-oriented. It is the purpose of this article to examine an evaluation system of an English language program offered by a university in Yunnan Province of China to identify the existing problems and any points which do not conform to the current view of effective language evaluation. For the sake of possible improvements in assessment/evaluation, a method/technique of using portfolios that is not at present used in this program for evaluation/assessment is proposed, and the rationale of introducing this method is discussed.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China