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Heydarnejad, Tahereh; Ismail, Sayed M.; Shakibaei, Goodarz; Saeedian, Abdulbaset – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Learners' personality traits and self-assessment have an essential role in their academic achievement and the well-being of society. Although L2 grit and the core of self-assessment (CSA) have attracted considerable attention in educational research, few studies have focused on the impact of L2 grit on boosting CSA and managing foreign language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Resilience (Psychology)
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Choi, Yoonhee; Chun, Jihye – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
This study reviews the French examination of the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), the most influential and highest-stakes test in Korea. The CSAT score has considerable influence on university admissions, and admission to a highly ranked university is generally a prerequisite for socioeconomic success. From this perspective, the…
Descriptors: French, High Stakes Tests, Foreign Countries, Standardized Tests
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Sohrabi, Zohre; Ghanbari, Nasim; Abbasi, Abbas – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Despite a surge of interest in language teacher assessment literacy, teachers' writing assessment literacy (WAL) has received little attention. When considering the issue in the particular Iranian EFL context, it becomes more significant since exploring the context shows the lack of a countrywide and systematic study on EFL teachers' WAL.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Writing Evaluation
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Estaji, Masoomeh; Hashemi, Mina – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
This study intended to explore the different types of phraseological units in IELTS academic writing task 2 and probe into the IELTS candidates' perceptions of phraseological competence. To this end, a corpus entailing 100 essays (26,423 words) written for IELTS writing task 2 was scrutinized, through which phraseological units were extracted and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Academic Language, Student Attitudes
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Ritonga, Mahyudin; Tazik, Khalil; Omar, Abdulfattah; Saberi Dehkordi, Elham – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Assessment is an inseparable part of teaching and learning, and it helps teachers and students to modify their teaching and learning processes. One type of assessment is peer assessment (PA), and its effects were examined on developing Iranian EFL learners' reading comprehension (RC), reading motivation (RM) and vocabulary learning (VL) in this…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Comprehension
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Ghamoushi, Masoumeh; Zenouzagh, Zohre Mohammadi; Hashamdar, Mohammad – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Teacher agency as an influential factor in teacher professionalism has recently gained global inquiry in the EFL context. However, no valid instrument has ever been designed to evaluate EFL teachers' ecological agency. This gap prompted the researchers of the current study to develop and validate a questionnaire to assess EFL teachers' ecological…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language)
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Sadoughi, Majid; Hejazi, S. Yahya – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Teacher support, as an essential type of social support and an important antecedent of many key outcomes in L2 learning, can significantly contribute to foreign language achievement. Although teacher support has received considerable attention in education and educational psychology, it has drawn scanty attention in foreign language and applied…
Descriptors: Test Construction, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Bormanaki, Hamidreza Babaee; Ajideh, Parviz – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
This paper reports on an investigation of differential item functioning (DIF) in the Iranian Undergraduate University Entrance Special English Exam (IUUESEE) across four native language groups including the Azeri, the Persian, the Kurdish, and the Luri test takers via Rasch analysis. A total sample of 14,172 participants was selected for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Bias, Undergraduate Students, Native Language
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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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Moradi, Elahe; Ghabanchi, Zargham; Pishghadam, Reza – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Given the significance of the test fairness, this study aimed to investigate a reading comprehension test for evidence of differential item functioning (DIF) based on English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners' gender and their mode of learning (conventional vs. distance learning). To this end, 514 EFL learners were asked to take a 30-item…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Test Bias, Test Items, Second Language Learning
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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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Mohammadi, Moloud; Abbasian, Gholam-Reza; Siyyari, Masood – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Thinking has always been an integral part of human life, and it can be said that whenever humanity has been thinking, it has been practicing a kind of criticizing the issues around. This is the concept of critical thinking that enhances the ability of individuals to identify problems and find solutions. Most previous research has focused on only…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Ritonga, Mahyudin; Farhangi, Fariba; Ajanil, Bemnet; Farid Khafaga, Ayman – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
In spite of their pivotal role in language learning, psychological variables involved in language learning have received less attention in empirical research. Therefore, this paper tried to inspect the effects of interventionist DA, interactionist DA, and non-DA on EFL students' SAF, FLCA, and FLLM. To achieve this goal, 78 respondents were chosen…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Alternative Assessment, Anxiety
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Hirai, Akiyo; Oka, Hideaki; Kato, Takeshi; Maeda, Hiroki – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Addressing the lack of English tests that measure critical thinking (CT) abilities of EFL learners, this study aims to develop an English Critical Thinking Test (ECTT) designed to measure the consistency, analysis, and inference CT skills. It is a follow-up to a pilot study to accumulate validity evidence for the use of the ECTT. A total of 262…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Language Tests, English (Second Language)
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Wolf, Mikyung Kim – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
In the US K-12 public school settings, each state's annual English language proficiency (ELP) assessment, as part of an educational accountability system, has tremendous impact on English learner (EL) students' academic paths and success. It is thus critical to establish a robust validation framework and empirical evidence to ensure that states'…
Descriptors: Correlation, Kindergarten, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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