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ERIC Number: ED523649
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1877-0428
Developing a Web-Based System to Create, Deliver and Assess Language Proficiency within the PAULEX Universitas Project
de Siqueira, Jose Macario; Martinez-Saez, Antonio; Sevilla-Pavon, Ana; Gimeno-Sanz, Ana
Online Submission, Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences v15 p662-666 2011
This study aims to examine the feasibility of a number of technical solutions implemented in a web-based system designed for the creation and management of online language exams within PAULEX Universitas, a project for the development of an online platform to design, deliver and assess the foreign language exam within the Spanish national University Entrance Examination. The paper provides an overview of the context and a discussion of current changes in Spanish ministerial policies, followed by a description of the PAULEX testing platform and a discussion on the technological solutions adopted. Lastly, the paper reflects upon a quantitative analysis derived from a pilot experience conducted in Valencia with over 200 students and their respective teachers, the results of which indicate that in spite of the difficulties, the implemented solutions have a high degree of acceptance. (Contains 2 figures.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain