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Çakmak, Fidel; Ismail, Sayed M.; Karami, Samaneh – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Some impediments in language learning may have a detrimental impact on learners' actual performance on the test and lead to anxiety and demotivation. Language achievement is influenced by self-assessment (SA), academic resilience (AR), academic motivation (AM), and test-taking skills (T-TS) among other factors. Considering the relevance of these…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Resilience (Psychology), Learning Motivation, Test Wiseness
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Wicaksono, Bayu Hendro; Ismail, Sayed M.; Sultanova, Shakhnoza Akmalovna; Abeba, Dejen – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Self-awareness and self-evaluation are at the heart of both core of self-assessment, self-efficacy, and grit tendencies. Although there is a lot written about self-assessment, self-efficacy, and grit tendencies, academic resilience, and motivation, very little is known about how self-assessment, self-efficacy, and grit tendencies contribute to the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Efficacy
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Ismail, Sayed M.; Heydarnejad, Tahereh – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Effective instruction and assessment are greatly affected by many factors. The ever-growing literature on assessment outlined some cognitive, social, and emotional factors that directly or indirectly influence the learners' academic achievement. In spite of the rosy literature on assessment, the possible interplay among the Core of Self-assessment…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Self Efficacy, Self Concept Measures
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Ismail, Sayed M.; Nikpoo, Iman; Prasad, K. D. V. – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
The present research tried to prompt self-regulated learning, autonomy, and self-efficacy of EFL learners through authentic assessment in Iranian EFL classrooms. To do so, 57 Iranian EFL learners were chosen and assigned to two equal groups; the Experimental Group (CG) and the Control Group (CG). Then, three questionnaires were administered to…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Meta Analysis, Personal Autonomy, Self Efficacy
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Azizi, Zeinab; Ismail, Sayed M. – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
There has been a growing call for listening to test-takers' voices across diverse assessment contexts. Within classroom assessment (CA), however, test-takers' voices on ethics are under-researched in the high school context of Iran. Hence, this study purported to disclose Iranian high school test-takers' (n = 15) perceptions of the ethical…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Heydarnejad, Tahereh; Ismail, Sayed M.; Shakibaei, Goodarz; Saeedian, Abdulbaset – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Learners' personality traits and self-assessment have an essential role in their academic achievement and the well-being of society. Although L2 grit and the core of self-assessment (CSA) have attracted considerable attention in educational research, few studies have focused on the impact of L2 grit on boosting CSA and managing foreign language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Resilience (Psychology)