Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center
|Understanding Assessment: A Guide for Foreign Language Educators|
This online tutorial serves as a companion resource to the Foreign Language Assessment Directory (FLAD). It introduces key concepts in language testing to help with selecting tests and using test results appropriately and efficiently. Topics covered include: (1) practical considerations when selecting a test, (2) reliability and validity, (3) the use of test results, and, (4) the impact of testing in the classroom.
A list of assessment resources and a glossary of assessment terms are also included in the tutorial.
|Author(s): ||Center for Applied Linguistics|
|Language(s): ||-Applicable to any language-|
|Category: ||Assessment, Teacher Development|
|Audience: ||K-8, 9-12, University, Heritage, Self-Study, Special Purpose|
|General Format: ||Web|
|Specific Medium: ||Online Text, Interactive Website|
|Keywords: ||assessment, practicality, validity, reliability, impact, test selection, test, online tutorial, professional development, tutorial, online tutorial|
|Publisher: ||Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center|