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Thuy Ho Hoang Nguyen; Bao Trang Thi Nguyen; Giang Thi Linh Hoang; Nhung Thi Hong Pham; Tu Thi Cam Dang – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
The present study explored the comparability in performance scores between the computer-delivered and face-to-face modes for the two speaking tests in the Vietnamese Standardized Test of English Proficiency (VSTEP) (the VSTEP.2 and VSTEP.3-5 Speaking tests) according to Vietnam's Six-Level Foreign Language Proficiency Framework (VNFLPF) and test…
Descriptors: Test Format, Computer Assisted Testing, Student Attitudes, Language Tests
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Ebadi, Saman; Karimi, Elham; Vakili, Shokoufeh – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
As a part of a more extensive computerized dynamic assessment (CDA) project delivered through a dedicated website, www.lingeli.com, this study explores EFL learners' perspectives on an online listening comprehension dynamic assessment software focusing on inferential listening skills while trying to minimize the guessing effect. The study…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Listening Comprehension Tests, Language Tests, Computer Assisted Testing
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Sherkuziyeva, Nasiba; Imamutdinovna Gabidullina, Farida; Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Khaled; Bayat, Sania – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This study aimed to examine the impacts of computerized dynamic assessment (C-DA) and rater-mediated assessment on the test anxiety, writing performance, and oral proficiency of Iranian EFL learners. Based on Preliminary English Test (PET) results, a sample of 64 intermediate participants was chosen from 93 students. Running a convenience sampling…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Testing, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ritonga, Mahyudin; Shaban, Ahmad Abdulkareem; Al-Rashidi, Anwar Hammad; Chilani, Noam – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Every decision made in the classroom has the potential to either help or hurt a student's development as a learner. When students' mental and emotional well-being are taken into account, effective instruction and assessment are possible, despite the importance of learners' engagement in assessment (LEA), test-taking skills (TTS), self-assessment…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Evaluation, Test Wiseness, Resilience (Psychology)
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Estrada-Araoz, Edwin Gustavo; Sayed, Biju Theruvil; Niyazova, Gulnorakhon Gulyamovna; Lami, Desta – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This research compared the impacts of computerized formative assessment (CFA) and computerized dynamic assessment (CDA) on students' motivation, reading self-concept, autonomy, and self-regulation. Out of a total of 123 Bangladeshi pupils, 87 participants were carefully chosen as the study's sample subject based on the Preliminary English Test…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Students, English (Second Language), English Language Learners
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Rafi, Fahimeh; Pourdana, Natasha – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Differentiated second/foreign language (L2) instruction (DI) has received growing attention in pedagogical research. Yet, as a cornerstone of inclusive education, the DI is still under-documented. In this study, we integrated diagnostic assessment (DIA) and collaborative language learning in a differentiated (tiered) oral tasks intervention and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Academic Achievement, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language)
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Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Khaled; Karimi, Ali Reza; Abdelrasheed, Nasser Said Gomaa; Shatalebi, Vida – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Dynamic assessment is heavily based on Vygotskian socio-cultural theory and in recent years researchers have shown interest in the theory as a way to facilitate learning. This study attempted to examine the comparative effect of group dynamic assessment (GDA) and computerized dynamic assessment (CDA) on listening development, L2 learners'…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Computer Assisted Testing, Second Language Learning, Listening Skills
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Azizi, Zeinab – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Although fairness in assessment practices (APs) in traditional classes has gained noticeable attention in recent years, it has remained unexplored in online education (OE). Thus, this study explores Iranian university English teachers' perceptions of fair APs in OE. For this purpose, 21 university English teachers from Lorestan University and…
Descriptors: Justice, Computer Assisted Testing, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
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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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Yu, Wenjing; Iwashita, Noriko – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
Computer-based testing (CBT), which refers to delivering assessments with computers, has been widely used in large English proficiency tests worldwide. Despite an increasing CBT in China, limited research is available concerning whether CBT can be used for the Test for English Majors-Band 4 (TEM 4). The current study investigated whether testing…
Descriptors: Test Format, Computer Assisted Testing, Language Tests, Second Language Learning
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Ghanbari, Nasim; Nowroozi, Sima – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
For many years, technology has been applied to improve the quality of language learning and teaching. However, the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the integration of technology in different language learning contexts. The sudden shift to online teaching faced educators with an array of challenges they had not experienced before. In…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ghahderijani, Behnoosh Heshmat; Namaziandost, Ehsan; Tavakoli, Mona; Kumar, Tribhuwan; Magizov, Rustem – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
This study attempted to check the impact of two dynamic assessment (DA) models on speaking CAF. DA, as opposed to static assessment, is conceived as an interactive approach to assessment that integrates teaching and testing into a unified instructional engagement. To achieve the goals of this research, a convenience sample of 90 upper-intermediate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Alternative Assessment, Group Testing, Computer Assisted Testing
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Sayyadi, Ali; Rezvani, Reza – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
Admission in English-medium universities or institutions of higher education depends on the results obtained by candidates in large-scale proficiency tests including Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) internet-based test (iBT). The structure and administration procedure of the TOEFL iBT speaking test leaves no room for carrying out…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language Tests, Computer Assisted Testing
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Lim, Hyojung – Language Testing in Asia, 2020
The current study aims to explore the cognitive validity of the iBT TOEFL reading test by investigating test takers' eye movements on individual items. It is assumed that successful test takers would adopt the intended reading processes, the same types and levels of cognitive processes that they would use for real-world reading tasks. Forty-seven…
Descriptors: Test Validity, High Stakes Tests, Second Language Learning, Language Tests
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