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Liu, Yunlong; Cui, Yaqiong; Yu, Hua – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Many Chinese universities are implementing an educational reform to transform their general English courses into academic English courses. Accordingly, how to assess students' English ability should also be reformed. In this test review, we introduce a school-based general academic English summative test developed by English instructors. An…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Tests, Summative Evaluation, Second Language Learning
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Rezai, Afsheen – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Although fairness in assessment practices has gained noticeable attention over the recent years, there has been a long-lasting study to design and validate a questionnaire to measure it from a psychometric perspective. Thus, this study aims to develop and validate a questionnaire with adequate psychometric properties to measure fairness in…
Descriptors: Justice, Student Evaluation, Test Construction, Test Validity
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Rahmati, Jafar; Izadpanah, Siros; Shahnavaz, Ali – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
As more various types of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) programs have been incorporated into language classrooms over the recent decades, it has become more important to uncover whether, to what extent, and under which moderator variables CALL can be yield more effective outcomes than traditional language instruction. The issue of…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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)