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Performance Testing, Cognition and Assessment

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ISBN-10: 0521484650

ISBN-13: 9780521484657

Edition: 1996

Authors: Michael Milanovic, Nick Saville, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate Staff

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This book contains a selection of research papers presented at the 15th Annual Language Testing Research Colloquium. The research includes work on speaking and writing tests, where the focus is on raters and tasks.
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Book details

List price: $84.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/26/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.364

Cross-cultural pragmatics in oral proficiency
Decision dependability of subtests, tests and the overall TOEFL test battery
Development of new proficiency based skill level descriptors for translation: theory and practice
Comparing test difficulty and text reliability in the evaluation of an extensive reading programme
Performance assessment and the components of the oral construct across different tests and rater groups
Applying ethical standard of portfolio assessment of writing English as a Second Language
Equating national exams of foreign language reading comprehension
Taking a multifaceted view of the unidimensional measurement from Rasch analysis in language tests
A qualitative approach to monitoring examiner conduct in CASE
Linguistics accuracy versus coherence in assessing examination answers in content subjects
A study of the Decision-making Behaviour of Composition Markers
What raters really pay attention to
A study of writing tasks assigned in academic degree programs: a report on stage 1 of the project
Content validity in tests for well-defined LSP domains: an approach to defining what is to be tested
Early bilingualism, cognition and Assessment
A comparative study of four ESL placement instruments