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Xueping Li; Yiru Wang – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
This study examines how the genre of input text influences Chinese young EFL learners' performance on continuation tasks. Participants were 30 students in Grade 9 and repeated-measures design was adopted to compare their performance on narrative and argumentative continuation tasks, in terms of writing quality, CAF indicators as well as alignment.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Task Analysis
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Al-Hawamdeh, Basem Okleh Salameh; Hussen, Negash; Abdelrasheed, Nasser Said Gomaa – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Due to the benefits of e-portfolio assessment and summative assessment in Ethiopia and a dearth of research, this study attempted to contrast e-portfolio assessment and summative assessment use in developing Ethiopian EFL learners' writing complexity, accuracy, and fluency (CAF); learners' autonomy; learning anxiety; and self-efficacy as they have…
Descriptors: Portfolio Assessment, Summative Evaluation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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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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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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Goodwin, Ronnie; Kirkpatrick, Robert – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Rubrics for writing courses have become increasingly popular yet there have been few studies published from the GCC. This study investigated the effectiveness of rubrics in business writing classes at a Kuwait university. The participants were 104 students who were given a survey that evaluated their opinions of the rubrics. In addition, several…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Writing Improvement, Writing Skills, Foreign Countries
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Phuong, Hoang Yen; Phan, Quoc Toan; Le, Thanh Thao – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This research investigates the effectiveness of utilizing analytic rubrics in peer-assessment (PA) and self-assessment (SA) methodologies to enhance the proficiency of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students' essay writing skills in the Vietnamese context. It further contributes to the existing body of literature regarding formative…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Scoring Rubrics, Language Proficiency
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Shin, Dongil; Park, Soohyeon; Cho, Eunhae – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Research on language planning and policy (LPP) has transcended beyond enacting government-initiated language policy and progressed towards uncovering inherent power relations. The discourse-analytical approach (DA) effectively captures the relation between texts and other elements of social practices. Therefore, this approach has been adopted to…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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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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Al Sharoufi, Hussain – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
This study investigates the efficacy of a new testing tool, a Web-based application known as the Academic Writing Wizard (AWW), in creating a unified English technology-based writing curriculum in the Arabian Gulf countries, focusing particularly on the case of Oman. The application was piloted in three Oman high schools selected by the Omani…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Technology Uses in Education, Writing Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Wang, Yumin; Xie, Qin – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Discourse competence is an essential component of communicative competence and central to the mastery of academic writing. This article reports a three-tiered diagnostic assessment of two English as a foreign language (EFL) student writers' discourse competence in terms of textual features, composing strategies, and knowledge about academic…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Diagnostic Tests
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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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Yamanishi, Hiroyuki; Ono, Masumi; Hijikata, Yuko – Language Testing in Asia, 2019
Background: In our research project, we have developed a scoring rubric for a second language (L2) summary writing for English as a foreign language (EFL) students in Japanese universities. This study aimed to examine the applicability of our five-dimensional rubric, which features both analytic and holistic assessments, to classrooms in the EFL…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Language Skills, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Effatpanah, Farshad; Baghaei, Purya; Boori, Ali Akbar – Language Testing in Asia, 2019
Cognitive diagnostic models (CDMs) have recently received a surge of interest in the field of second language assessment due to their promise for providing fine-grained information about strengths and weaknesses of test takers. For the same reason, the present study used the additive CDM (ACDM) as a compensatory and additive model to diagnose…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Tests
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Al-Owidha, Amjed A. – Language Testing in Asia, 2018
Background: This study investigated the psychometric properties of the recently developed Qiyas for L1 Arabic language test using a Rasch measurement framework. Methods: Responses from 271 examinees were analyzed in this study. The test is hypothesized to involve one dominant factor that assesses four skills: reading comprehension, rhetorical…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Language Tests, Psychometrics, Reading Comprehension
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Kunnan, Antony John; Carr, Nathan – Language Testing in Asia, 2017
Background: This study examined the comparability of reading and writing tasks of two English language proficiency tests--the General English Proficiency Test-A (GEPT-A) developed by Language Training Center, Taipei and the Internet-Based Test of English as a Foreign Language (iBT) developed by Educational Testing Service, Princeton. Methods: Data…
Descriptors: Language Tests, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, Foreign Countries
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