This edited volume deals with some of the salient issues to be considered when using the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). There has been little critical and constructive assessment of CEFR-informed pedagogical practices in Japan and beyond. Instead, policy issues have been dominant. [lire la suite]
Les livres de l'auteur nick saville
This volume takes a framework for validating tests that was developed in language testing, and applies it to an admissions test used for biomedical courses. The framework is used to consider validity in the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT). Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of validity and also presents research that has been conducted with the test. [lire la suite]
This volume outlines the general principles of Learning Oriented Assessment (LOA), placing it in the context of European language learning policy.
The authors pose three key questions central to LOA: 'What is learning?' , 'What is to be learned?' and 'What is to be assessed?'. [lire la suite]
This volume provides a theoretical and practical discussion of mixed methods research and its application in language assessment.
The authors present a discussion of the role of mixed methods design in language assessment, offering practical illustrations of different mixed method designs and decisions to be made in presenting mixed methods research. [lire la suite]