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Shin, Dongil; Park, Soohyeon; Cho, Eunhae – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Research on language planning and policy (LPP) has transcended beyond enacting government-initiated language policy and progressed towards uncovering inherent power relations. The discourse-analytical approach (DA) effectively captures the relation between texts and other elements of social practices. Therefore, this approach has been adopted to…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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Shin, Dongil; Cho, Eunhae – Language Testing in Asia, 2020
Drawing on critical discourse analysis methodologies, this study examines the discursive conflicts and strategies employed by newspaper media surrounding the National English Ability Test (NEAT) in Korea. NEAT was reported to cause severe competition among young learners of English and lacked public support. Discursive conflicts over whether NEAT…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Newspapers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Im, Gwan-Hyeok; Shin, Dongil; Cheng, Liying – Language Testing in Asia, 2019
Purpose and background: The purpose of this paper is to critically review the traditional and contemporary validation frameworks--the content, criterion, and construct validations; the evidence-gathering; the socio-cognitive model; the test usefulness; and an argument-based approach--as well as empirical studies using an argument-based approach to…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Test Validity, Content Validity, Construct Validity
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Shin, Dongil – Language Testing in Asia, 2019
The purpose of this study is to analyze newspaper articles from three publications ("Chosun Ilbo," "Donga Ilbo," and "JoongAng Ilbo") regarding a newly developed high-stakes English test in South Korea, the National English Ability Test (NEAT), from the viewpoint of critical discourse analysis. All of the articles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Newspapers, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language)