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Henderson, Robert G. – 1981
This article describes the organization, functions, and components of the Defense Language Institute. The test division is responsible for aptitude, achievement, and proficiency tests and for test development in a variety of resident and non-resident programs. The progress that has been made over a 10-year period is also described and special…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Intensive Language Courses, Language Proficiency, Language Tests
Castro-Peet, Alma Sandra – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: This study explored a technological contribution to education made by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) in the formative assessment field. The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to identify the relationship between online formative (Online Diagnostic Assessment; ODA) and summative (Defense…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Academic Achievement, Semitic Languages, Second Language Learning
Moreno, Kirstin Heather – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study highlights the complexities associated with learning a heritage language (HL) abroad, specifically with regard to identity, expectations, and beliefs about language and language learning, by examining the ways that HL learners talk about themselves. These are important topics to study because perceptions of language learning have been…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Heritage Education, Focus Groups
Woo, Jeong-Ho, Ed.; Lew, Hee-Chan, Ed.; Park, Kyo-Sik Park, Ed.; Seo, Dong-Yeop, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2007
This second volume of the 31st annual proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education conference presents research reports for author surnames beginning Alc- through Hal-. Reports include: (1) How Do Your Students Think about Proof? A DVD Resource for Mathematicians (Lara Alcock); (2) Teachers' Conceptions of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education, Teacher Effectiveness