36th annual conference (2010)

Assessment for the future generations
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EFL Writing Assessment Practices: Teachers’ Perspectives 62.47 KB 11 downloads

In classroom contexts, teachers as raters are required to assess students’,...
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Equity and Equivalence in Language Examinations 53.12 KB 1 downloads

Increasingly there is a concern that all students, young and old, should have an...
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Equity: Policy and Practice in Ticino and in Switzerland 109.96 KB 1 downloads

PISA 2006 results show that in Switzerland –, with its more than twenty school...
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Evaluating the impact of Bahrain National Examinations: implementing a research agenda 74.48 KB 4 downloads

Excellence in education is part of Bahrain’,s vision for 2030. National Examinations...
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Extended essay marking on screen: Is examiner marking accuracy influenced by marking mode? 149.16 KB 4 downloads

Background: In the UK and elsewhere, large-scale educational assessment agencies...
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Externally moderated school-based assessment in Queensland: lessons for implementing an Australian curriculum 58.91 KB 1 downloads

In Queensland, senior secondary teachers are responsible for designing assessment...
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General Speaking Ability: An Assessable Construct? 95.47 KB 1 downloads

In a study on large-scale oral assessment in Hong Kong, high correlations emerged...
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Group Discussion Tests: investigating the construct of interaction 177.23 KB 1 downloads

A Group Discussion Test (GDT) is an assessment of conversational ability in which...
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How can paper and pencil tests and performance assessments be used to effectively measure different knowledge types and skills in science? 98.63 KB 4 downloads

Science teaching has changed from a text-based to an activity based (hands-on) approximation....
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How hard can it be? Issues and challenges in the development of a validation method for traditional written examinations 84.73 KB 12 downloads

There is a wealth of theoretical work on validity. However, translating this into...
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Identification of Underachievers using a Common Scale 146.46 KB 3 downloads

Underachievement is wastage of human capital in the long run. Timely and accurate...
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Impact of School Management factors on Academic Achievement of Primary School Pupils in Kenya 123.74 KB 1 downloads

Since the introduction of Free Primary Education in the year 2003 there has been...
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Implications of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Teacher Education in Nigeria 262.41 KB 4 downloads

Admissions into tertiary education in Nigeria have been skewed towards University...
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Integrated Assessment Systems for Improved Learning 740.01 KB 2 downloads

The use of assessments globally are changing from current accountability or outcomes...
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Integrating English speaking tests in an EFL classroom: What teacher can learn from 48.24 KB 1 downloads

Thai universities have reformed their English language curriculum from grammar-based...
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Keeping up Appearances: maintaining standards in Hong Kong’s Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers of English (LPATE) 109.88 KB 3 downloads

The Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers of English (LPATE) assesses the...
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Making a change to teachers’ readiness of using Assessment for Learning for classroom teaching 896.85 KB 3 downloads

Black and Wiliam (1998) and the Assessment Reform Group (1999) point out that if...
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On the Threshold of a New Period: Survival Pedagogy 101.03 KB 4 downloads

Because of the “,revolution of money”, the social-economic environment...
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Perceptions of Quality in Educational Assessment 48.25 KB 1 downloads

that they are as valid and reliable as possible. However, those who receive the results...
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