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64 - Learner Language: Analysis and Assessment (Interlanguage & Error analysis; Testing)

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    1. 1. topics

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    1.Validity

     

    Messick, S. (1995). Validity of psychological assessment: Validation of inferences from persons' responses and performances as scientific inquiry into score meaning. American Psychologist, 50(9), 741–749.

     

    2. Validity in the language classroom

     

    Moss, P. (2003). Reconceptualizing validity for classroom assessment. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 22(4), 13–25.

     

    3. Reliability

     

    Chapelle, C. A. (2013). Reliability in language assessment. In C. A. Chapelle (Ed.), The encyclopaedia of applied linguistics (pp. 1–6). Chichester, UK: Blackwell Publishing.

     

    Alderson, J. C., Clapham, C., & Wall, D. (1995). Language test construction and evaluation. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. (pp. 87–89)

     

    4. Test specifications/blueprints

     

    Bachman, L. F., & Palmer, A. S. (2010). Language assessment in practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (pp. 368–382)

     

    5. Language use and language ability

     

    Bachman, L. F., & Palmer, A. S. (2010). Language assessment in practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (pp. 33–58)

     

    6. Kinds of tests and testing

     

    Hughes, A. (2003). Testing for language teachers (2nd ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. (pp. 11–25)

     

    7. Describing characteristics of language use and language assessment tasks

     

    Bachman, L. F., & Palmer, A. S. (2010). Language assessment in practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (pp. 59–84)

     

    8. Developing assessment tasks

     

    Bachman, L. F., & Palmer, A. S. (2010). Language assessment in practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (pp. 306–320)

     

    9. Summative and formative assessment

     

    Weir, C. J. (2001). The formative and summative uses of language test data: Present concerns and future directions. In C. Elder & A. Davies (Eds.), Experimenting with uncertainty: Essays in honour of Alan Davies (pp. 117–125). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

     

    10. Washback

     

    Alderson, J. C., & Wall, D. (1993).Does washback exist? AppliedLinguistics, 14, 115–129.

     

    11. Prototypes, prototyping and field tests

     

    Fulcher, G., & Davidson, F. (2007). Language testing and assessment: An advanced resource book. London, UK: Routledge. (pp. 76–89)

     

    12. Classical Item Analysis

     

    Alderson, J. C., Clapham, C., & Wall, D. (1995). Language test construction and evaluation. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. (pp. 80–86).

     

    Fulcher, G., & Davidson, F. (2007). Language testing and assessment: An advanced resource book. London, UK: Routledge. (pp. 101–104)

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