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Akhavan Masoumi, Ghazal; Sadeghi, Karim – Language Testing in Asia, 2020
This study aimed to examine the effect of test format on test performance by comparing Multiple Choice (MC) and Constructed Response (CR) vocabulary tests in an EFL setting. Also, this paper investigated the function of gender in MC and CR vocabulary measures. To this end, five 20-item stem-equivalent vocabulary tests (CR, and 3-, 4-, 5-, and…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Test Items, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sadeghi, Karim; Abolfazli Khonbi, Zainab – Language Testing in Asia, 2017
As perfectly summarised by Ida Lawrence, "Testing is growing by leaps and bounds across the world. There is a realization that a nation's well-being depends crucially on the educational achievement of its population. Valid tests are an essential tool to evaluate a nation's educational standing and to implement efficacious educational reforms.…
Descriptors: Test Items, Item Response Theory, Computer Assisted Testing, Adaptive Testing
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Sadeghi, Karim – Language Testing in Asia, 2013
The statistical analysis technique of correlation has extensively been used in second/foreign language testing research for a variety of purposes. Most commonly, the technique has been used to validate newly constructed language tests (particularly cloze tests) against previous supposedly valid measures. Tests such validated are meant to…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Correlation, Second Language Learning, Test Validity
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Khonbi, Zainab Abolfazli; Sadeghi, Karim – Language Testing in Asia, 2012
This research investigated the effect of self-, peer-, and teacher-assessment on Iranian undergraduate EFL students' course achievement. Four intact classes, including 82 students from Urmia, Tabriz, and Tabriz Islamic Azad universities were randomly assigned into one of the self-, peer-, teacher-assessment, or control groups. The students were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Peer Evaluation