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ERIC Number: EJ537684
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0142-6001
The Development of Task-Based Assessment in English for Academic Purposes Programs.
Robinson, Peter; Ross, Steven
Applied Linguistics, v17 n4 p455-76 Dec 1996
Suggests a role for "authentic measurement" using performance measures in task-based approaches to assessment and describes the implementation of a task-based, performance-referenced test of English for academic purposes (EAP) developed to place English as a Second Language college students. Results suggest that skills-focused tests of EAP ability relate weakly to learners' ability to act on such skills. (47 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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