ERIC Number: EJ631508
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Large-Scale, Authentic Assessment of Listening and Speaking as Interactive Communication: Issues in Reliability.
Hunter, Darryl M.; Randhawa, Bikkar S.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v47 n2 p156-72 Sum 2001
Examines reliability issues in the large-scale assessment of speech communication through authentic techniques, used recently in Saskatchewan. Performance-based approaches enable educators to evaluate the integrated, interpersonal communication skills of large student populations, thereby modeling best professional practice. However, decentralized teacher ratings have insufficient reliability to allow their use for high-stakes testing purposes. (Contains 34 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Canada