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Soheila Esmaeilee – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
In recent decades, technology has changed the methods of teaching and assessment in educational settings all over the world. One notable innovation that has gained prominence in English language teaching (ELT) is the utilization of e-portfolios to evaluate and enhance students' writing and, potentially, speaking skills. While students have shown…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Second Language Instruction
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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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Yosuke Mikami – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
This study proposes a classification method for multiple text reading test formats in English language proficiency tests. A preliminary study involving 11 proficiency tests revealed two tests that fit the scope of the main study. Results show that multiple text reading test formats use complementary texts rather than conflicting texts. As for…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Language Tests, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Tashmuradova, Buvsara; Prasad, K. D. V.; Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Khaled; Sarabani, Leeda – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Finding out which teaching strategies best support students learning is a key objective of educational research. Knowing this, this study investigated the comparative effects of consciousness-raising (CR) tasks and dynamic assessment (DA) on morphological awareness in an Afghani EFL context. To achieve this, 90 EFL grade 11 learners from three…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Morphology (Languages), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Riswanto; Teferi, Habesha; Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Khaled – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
In this study, the potential impacts of dynamic assessment (DA) and non-dynamic assessment (non-DA) on Ethiopian EFL students' productive skills were investigated. Additionally, this study examined Ethiopian EFL students' attitudes regarding using DA in their speaking and writing classes. Fifty-three Ethiopian intermediate EFL learners were…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Yanhui; MacWhinney, Brian – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Second language acquisition (SLA) is complex and multidimensional. Using the framework of the unified competition model (UCM), the current study explores how robust learning and testing of Chinese Pinyin are fostered by optimal integration of different kinds of feedback in an intelligent computer-assisted language learning (CALL) environment…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Chinese, Language Proficiency
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Homayouni, Mina – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Peer learning, also known as collaborative learning, is based on social constructivism and contends that learning takes place more actively when students interact socially with their peers. This study sought to examine the effects of scaffolded peer assessment in group-oriented classrooms on developing speaking skills and enlarging the vocabulary…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Vocabulary Development, Pretests Posttests, Comparative Analysis
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Koizumi, Rie; Agawa, Toshie; Asano, Keiko; In'nami, Yo – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Background: Variations in the skill profiles of learners have become an important research area in recent years. However, there is a lack of empirical research on this topic in Japan. We conducted three studies to address this gap. Methods: Study 1 investigated the characteristics of the flat and uneven skill profiles of Japanese learners of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Erguvan, Inan Deniz – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Contract cheating, or students outsourcing their assignments to be completed by others, has emerged as a significant threat to academic integrity in higher education institutions around the world. During the COVID-19, when traditional face-to-face instruction became unsustainable, the number of contract cheating students increased dramatically.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Knowledge Level, Cheating, Foreign Countries
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Ismail, Seyed M.; Rahul, D. R.; Patra, Indrajit; Rezvani, Ehsan – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
As assessment plays an important role in the process of teaching and learning, this research explored the impacts of formative and summative assessments on academic motivation, attitude toward learning, test anxiety, and self-regulation skill of EFL students in Iran. To fulfill the objectives of this research, 72 Iranian EFL learners were chosen…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Student Motivation, English (Second Language)
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Dong, Manxia – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Learners' views of a test have been regarded as a crucial source of evidence of a test's construct validity as well as a measurement of its impact. This study investigates students' (N = 3105) perceptions of the National Matriculation English Test (NMET), a high-stakes test in China, and explores the influences of school status and classroom…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Fan, Tingting; Song, Jieqing; Guan, Zheshu – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
Currently, much research on cognitive diagnostic assessment (CDA) focuses on the development of statistical models estimating individual students' attribute profiles. However, little is known about how to communicate model-generated statistical results to stakeholders, and how to translate formatively diagnostic information into teaching…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Student Characteristics, Teaching Methods, Data Analysis
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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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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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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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