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Xiaohan Ma – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
This research explores the use of the Quizlet application in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, employing a mixed methods approach. The participants of this study were 60 international students who majored in Chinese at a university in China. The students were divided into two groups and received instruction through traditional teaching…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Learner Engagement, Influence of Technology, Tests
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Shilan Shafiei – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
The present study aimed to develop an analytic assessment rubric for the consecutive interpreting course in the educational setting in the Iranian academic context. To this end, the general procedure of rubric development, including data preparation, selection, and refinement, was applied. The performance criteria were categorized into content,…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Translation, Language Processing, Second Languages
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Yang, Chengsong – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This study made triangulated use of eye-tracking and retrospective verbal reports (RVRs) to compare the banked gap-filling processes of two same-scorers and those of a top scorer and a bottom scorer. The two same-scorers differed in their cognitive effort on global and local processing, fluency of choice making, and strategy use when completing…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Reading Processes, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Ho, Soi Kei; Gan, Zhengdong – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This comparative study investigated the associations between instructional practices and students' reading performance among 10 top performing regions that participated in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018. A nationally representative sample consisting of 80,016 15-year-old students from 5 Asian regions (B-S-J-Z [China],…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Pourdana, Natasha; Tavassoli, Kobra – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Portfolio assessment (PA) as an assessment "for" learning (AfL) alternative has been under-represented in second/foreign language acquisition (SLA) research literature. This study examined the potential impacts of electronic PA (e-PA) on English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) learners' engagement modes in descriptive and narrative genres of…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), College Students
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Latif, Muhammad Wasim; Wasim, Arzoo – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
The purpose of this study was to pursue an enhanced understanding of teacher assessment literacy by investigating tertiary EFL practitioners' assessment-related personal theories, conceptions and beliefs. The study was based on sociocultural theory as a theoretical framework and informed by interpretivism philosophical underpinnings. Twelve…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Postsecondary Education, Assessment Literacy, Theories
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Ghamoushi, Masoumeh; Zenouzagh, Zohre Mohammadi; Hashamdar, Mohammad – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Teacher agency as an influential factor in teacher professionalism has recently gained global inquiry in the EFL context. However, no valid instrument has ever been designed to evaluate EFL teachers' ecological agency. This gap prompted the researchers of the current study to develop and validate a questionnaire to assess EFL teachers' ecological…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language)
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Niimi, Noriyasu; Matsuura, Nobukazu – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Introduction: This paper describes the exploratory case and initial evaluation of the computer-based testing (CBT) prototype. The advantage of CBT over paper-based testing (PBT) is that it allows us to control the order of questions and provides test takers with continuous tasks capturing their thought processes. Additionally, their response…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Computer Assisted Testing, Reaction Time
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Choi, Yun Deok – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
A much-debated question in the L2 assessment field is if computer familiarity should be considered a potential source of construct-irrelevant variance in computer-based writing (CBW) tests. This study aims to make a partial validity argument for an online source-based writing test (OSWT) designed for English placement testing (EPT), focusing on…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Scores, Computer Assisted Testing, English (Second Language)
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Rezai, Afsheen; Alibakhshi, Gudarz; Farokhipour, Sajjad; Miri, Mowla – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
This study aims to disclose the Iranian university teachers' perceptions of the fundamentals of language assessment literacy (LAL). To this aim, using purposive sampling, eighteen university teachers from two Iranian universities were invited to participate in semi-structured interviews. Their viewpoints were audio-recorded, transcribed, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Phenomenology, Alternative Assessment, Testing Problems
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Nowruzi, Majid – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
This explanatory sequential mixed methods study aimed at exploring the grading decision-making of Iranian English language teachers in terms of the factors used when assigning grades and the rationales behind using those factors. In the preliminary quantitative phase, a questionnaire was issued to 300 secondary school and private institute EFL…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grading, Decision Making, English (Second Language)
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Rahmatollahi, Maryam; Mohamadi Zenouzagh, Zohre – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
Research has already established the boundless potential of teachers in assisting effective learning processes, and there is still a need to expand research to illustrate interrelation and connection between the construct of teachers' professional accountability which moderates and directs student learning. To this end, a comprehensive review of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Learning Processes, Content Analysis, Likert Scales
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Zhang, Jing – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
This study investigated the relationship between a large-scale and high-stakes English test and test takers' learning behavior. Specifically, it explored whether and how the National Matriculation English Test (NMET) influenced test takers' extracurricular English learning activities under the Chinese Mainland educational context. Based on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language Tests
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Yi, Yeon-Sook – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
In cognitive diagnostic modeling research, one area that has not had enough research interests is remedial learning or instruction based on the information provided by cognitive diagnostic assessment (CDA). The present study tries to address this research gap by looking into the usefulness of the fine-grained score reports based on CDA in two…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Cognitive Ability, Diagnostic Tests, Scores
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Bai, Ying – Language Testing in Asia, 2020
Test takers' individual characteristics may have a significant impact on their test performance (e.g. Bachman & Palmer, Language assessment in practice: Developing language assessments and justifying their use in the real world, 2010). However, given their dynamic and context-sensitive nature, different variables of test takers' individual…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Student Attitudes, Performance Factors, English (Second Language)
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