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Al Sharoufi, Hussain – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
This study investigates the efficacy of a new testing tool, a Web-based application known as the Academic Writing Wizard (AWW), in creating a unified English technology-based writing curriculum in the Arabian Gulf countries, focusing particularly on the case of Oman. The application was piloted in three Oman high schools selected by the Omani…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Technology Uses in Education, Writing Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Orabah, Salim Said Bani; Bijani, Houman; Ismail, Seyed M. – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Student-centered learning assessment (SCLA) constitutes a major component of current educational initiatives at the University of Technology and Applied Sciences (UTAS). However, little research has been conducted on English teachers' understanding and practices of SCL assessment. Therefore, this study seeks to explore English teachers'…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Roche, Thomas; Harrington, Michael – Language Testing in Asia, 2013
This paper presents findings of a study of recognition vocabulary knowledge as a predictor of written Academic English Proficiency (AEP) and overall Academic Achievement in an English medium higher education program in an English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) context. Vocabulary knowledge was measured using a Timed YES/NO (TYN) test. AEP was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency, English for Academic Purposes