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Language Testing and Assessment - EDPJ5026

Year - 2018

This unit provides a broad overview of the major principles involved in second and foreign language testing and assessment. The focus of the unit is on both theoretical and practical issues in testing and assessment. The design of language tests and assessment appropriate to particular learning settings is addressed with reference to communicative language teaching and task-based methodology. Issues concerning the influence of testing on teaching and recent developments in research in testing and assessment will be considered.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment
1x2500wd review of major test techniques for assessing a language skill (35%); 1x1000wd development of rating scales for an extended language production task (25%); 1x2500wd developing test specifications for an individual language test task (40%).

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Aek Phakiti
HECS Band: 1
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