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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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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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Kumar, Tribhuwan; Soozandehfar, Seyyed Mohammad Ali; Hashemifardnia, Arash; Mombeini, Rasoul – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Assessment has several advantages like involving students in learning and making them cognizant of their strengths and weaknesses. The effects of peer assessment and self-assessment as two main kinds of assessment have not examined on EFL learners' self-regulated learning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills; therefore, the present…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Jalilzadeh, Kaveh; Coombe, Christine – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Learning-oriented assessment has been called a practice that can be employed to increase the power of assessment practices in the classroom and one that has been said to promote efficient student learning. However, it is not always easy to employ learning-oriented assessment in English classes, because of a number of constraints. This study aimed…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Ismail, Sayed M.; Heydarnejad, Tahereh – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Effective instruction and assessment are greatly affected by many factors. The ever-growing literature on assessment outlined some cognitive, social, and emotional factors that directly or indirectly influence the learners' academic achievement. In spite of the rosy literature on assessment, the possible interplay among the Core of Self-assessment…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Self Efficacy, Self Concept Measures
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Bui, Hung Phu – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This study investigates Vietnamese university EFL teachers' and students' beliefs and teachers' practices regarding classroom assessment. Data were collected from a questionnaire administered to 455 participants (104 teachers and 351 students), interviews with nine teachers and twelve students, and 18 observations of 90-min lessons in five…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, College Faculty
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Ma, Maggie – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Despite a growing interest in learning-oriented assessment in recent years, there is limited research on its implementation in language classrooms from both teacher and student perspectives, especially from an ecological lens. To address the research gap, this case study explored the implementation of learning-oriented assessment in three EAP…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, English for Academic Purposes, Writing (Composition), Ecology
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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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Almossa, Samar Yakoob; Alzahrani, Sahar Matar – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Assessment approaches including assessment purposes, assessment processes, fairness, and measurement theory, and English teachers' professional development needs remain underexplored in the Middle East and North Africa regions. This study provided empirical evidence on English language teachers approaches in the Saudi higher education context. A…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Student Evaluation
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Rezai, Afsheen; Namaziandost, Ehsan; Miri, Mowla; Kumar, Tribhuwan – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
The literature indicates that the effects of sources of demographic biases on fairness in classroom assessment (CA) are under-researched in the Iranian higher education context. Hence, this study aims to explore the Iranian university teachers' perceptions of the effects of demographic biases (e.g., gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic (SES)) on…
Descriptors: Culture Fair Tests, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Student Characteristics
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Derakhshan, Ali; Ghiasvand, Farhad – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
As a growing approach to assessment, learning-oriented assessment (LOA) has recently flourished to position learning at the center of assessment practices. It aims to unify assessment, teaching, and learning. However, little is written and known about its benefits, challenges, and practices in English as a foreign language (EFL) contexts. To shed…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation
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Al-Rashidi, Anwar Hammad; Asif, Muhammad; Vanani, Masoumeh Ghasemi; Aberash, Amhara – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
As the effects of self-assessment, peer assessment, and teacher assessment on EFL learners' writing CAF and speaking CAF have not examined in Iran, this research compared their effectiveness on developing Iranian EFL students' writing CAF and speaking CAF. Moreover, this research examined the attitudes of EFL students towards the three types of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Controlled Instruction, Peer Evaluation, Student Evaluation
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Islam, Md Shaiful; Hasan, Md Kamrul; Sultana, Shahin; Karim, Abdul; Rahman, Mohammad Mosiur – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
The achievement of curriculum goals and objectives, to a large extent, depends on how assessment methods are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated. English language learning in Bangladesh has miserably failed, and ineffective assessment methods may be largely attributed to this failure. This paper attempts to address various aspects and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Tests
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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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Pourdana, Natasha; Asghari, Soheila – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
The present study explored the extent to which teacher assessment (TA) and peer assessment (PA) differ in terms of magnitude and patterns of distribution across English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners' descriptive and narrative writing performance. Twenty Persian-speaking EFL learners were non-randomly selected and voluntarily participated in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Writing (Composition), Student Evaluation
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