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ERIC Number: EJ1045594
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-1559-663X
Assessment Literacy: Building a Base for Better Teaching and Learning
Rogler, Dawn
English Teaching Forum, v52 n3 p2-13 2014
This article presents principles and practices of effective assessment, outlining seven key concepts--usefulness, reliability, validity, practicality, washback, authenticity, and transparency--and demonstrating how to apply them in creating an exam blueprint. The article also discusses the importance of providing feedback after a test has been given, how to create an exam file for further reflection, and basic statistics for testing.
US Department of State. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs, SA-5, 2200 C Street NW 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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