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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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Al-Rashidi, Anwar Hammad; Vadivel, Balachandran; Khalil, Nawroz Ramadan; Basim, Nirvana – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This research was carried out to comparatively study the impacts of portfolio-based assessment, self-assessment, and scaffolded peer assessment on reading comprehension, vocabulary learning, and grammatical accuracy of Afghan English as a foreign language learners. To accomplish this, 172 learners enrolled at a language institute, through an…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Portfolios (Background Materials), Evaluation Methods, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Alazemi, Asmaa Falah Theiyab; Jember, Biruk; Al-Rashidi, Anwar Hammad – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Effective education and evaluation may be achieved when the mental and emotional health of the students being evaluated are taken into consideration. As a consequence of this, the purpose of this research was to try to highlight the dynamic that exists between Test Anxiety (TA), Academic Emotion Regulation (AER), L2 grit (L2G), academic resilience…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Test Anxiety
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Zadkhast, Mahtab; Rezvani, Ehsan; Lotfi, Ahmad Reza – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
The current study set out to investigate the effects of concurrent group dynamic assessment (GDA) and cumulative GDA on Iranian EFL learners' development of reading comprehension micro-skills. To this end, a convenience sample of 60 intermediate undergraduate EFL university students that were selected based on the results of a placement test and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Shamshiri, Fatemeh; Esfahani, Fariba Rahimi; Hosseini, Seyed Esmail – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
There are a few empirical studies on comparative effects of CALL-based assessment and traditional assessment on Iranian EFL students' vocabulary learning; therefore, the present research tried to fill this gap. To achieve this purpose, the NELT was administered to 89 EFL students, and 58 of them whose level of English proficiency was the…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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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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Liu, Yunlong; Cui, Yaqiong; Yu, Hua – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Many Chinese universities are implementing an educational reform to transform their general English courses into academic English courses. Accordingly, how to assess students' English ability should also be reformed. In this test review, we introduce a school-based general academic English summative test developed by English instructors. An…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Tests, Summative Evaluation, Second Language Learning
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Xia, Tian; Chen, Xuemin; Parsaei, Hamid R.; Qiu, Feng – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This paper presents a new method for accurately measuring the vocabulary size of second language (L2) learners. Traditional vocabulary size tests (VSTs) are limited in capturing a tester's vocabulary and are often population-specific. To overcome these issues, we propose an intelligent vocabulary size measurement method that utilizes massive robot…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Measurement Techniques, Language Tests, Second Language Learning
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Ibrahim, Karim – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
The release of ChatGPT marked the beginning of a new era of AI-assisted plagiarism that disrupts traditional assessment practices in ESL composition. In the face of this challenge, educators are left with little guidance in controlling AI-assisted plagiarism, especially when conventional methods fail to detect AI-generated texts. One approach to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Artificial Intelligence
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Katagiri, Nozomu Wong – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
The study explores the unaddressed washback on the English-speaking test of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE-English Language Paper 4). The HKDSE is a university entrance exam in Hong Kong which includes a group discussion speaking test known as English Language Paper 4. To identify ongoing washback effects,…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Foreign Countries, Language Tests, Testing Problems
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Jia, Wenfeng; Zhang, Peixin – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
It is widely believed that raters' cognition is an important aspect of writing assessment, as it has both logical and temporal priority over scores. Based on a critical review of previous research in this area, it is found that raters' cognition can be boiled to two fundamental issues: building text images and strategies for articulating scores.…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Cognitive Processes, Writing Evaluation, Evaluators
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Ahmadi Safa, Mohammad; Sheykholmoluki, Hamidreza – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
As a part of a larger project, this study reports a large-scale investigation of the impacts of the Iranian National University Entrance Examination (INUEE) on Iranian high school students and their parents. For this purpose, in a mixed methods research design, 1350 high school students selected based on convenience sampling from three western…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Entrance Examinations, Student Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
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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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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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