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Language Testing and Assessment

Language Testing and Assessment

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General Editor's Introduction / Nancy H. Hornberger Introduction to volume 7: Language Testing and Assessment / Elana Shohamy Contributors Reviewers Section 1: Assessing Language Domains 1. Assessing Oral and Literate Abilities / Alister Cumming 2. Assessment in Multilingual Societies / Rama Mathew 3. Assessing Communicative Language Ability: Models and their Components / James E. Purpura 4. Assessment at the Workplace / Kieran O'Loughlin 5. Testing Aptitude for Second Language Learning / Charles Stansfield and Paula Winke Section 2: Methods of Assessment 7. Alternative Assessment / Janna Fox 8. Task and Performance Based Assessment / Gillian Wigglesworth 9. Utilizing Technology in Language Assessment / Carol A. Chapelle 10. Large Scale Language Assessments / Antony John Kunnan 11. Criteria for Evaluating Language Quality / Glenn Fulcher 12. Methods of Test Validation / Xiaoming Xi 13. Utilizing Qualitative Methods for Assessment / Anne Lazaraton 14. Utilizing Psychometric Methods in Assessment / Micheline Chalhoub-Deville and Craig Deville 15. Training in Language Assessment / Margaret E. Malone 16. Using Corpora for Language Assessment / Lynda Taylor and Fiona Barker Section 3: Assessment in Education 17. Classroom-based Language Assessment / Pauline Rea-Dickins 18. Dynamic Assessment / James P. Lantolf and Matthew E. Poehner 19. Language Assessment Culture / Ofra Inbar-Lourie 20. Assessing Second/Additional Language of Diverse Populations / Constant Leung and Jo Lewkowicz 21. Assessment in Indigenous Language Programmes / Cath Rau 22. Utilizing Accommodations in Assessment / Jamal Abedi 23. Washback, Impact and Consequences / Liying Cheng 24. Educational Reform and Language Testing / Geoff Brindley 25. Assessing the Language of Young Learners / Alison L. Bailey Section 4: Assessment in Society 26. High-States Tests as de facto Language Education Policies / Kate Menken 27. The Socio-political and Power Dimensions of Tests / Tim McNamara 28. Ethics, Professionalism, Rights and Codes / Alan Davies 29. Language Assessment in Historical and Future Perspective / Bernard Spolsky Subject Index Name Index
About the Author:

Elana Shohamy is Professor at the School of Education, Tel Aviv University. She is currently Co-Editor of Language Policy book series and Language Policy journal (Springer).

Nancy H. Hornberger is Professor of Education and Director of Educational Linguistics at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9789048191833
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publisher Imprint: Springer
  • Depth: 0.25
  • Height: 234 mm
  • No of Pages: 499
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 734 gr
  • ISBN-10: 9048191831
  • Publisher Date: 12 Aug 2010
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 27 mm
  • Width: 156 mm

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