Another Generation of Fundamental Considerations in Language Assessment (inbunden)
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1st ed. 2020
Springer Verlag, Singapore
Ockey, Gary (ed.), Green, Brent (ed.)
3 Illustrations, color; 18 Illustrations, black and white; XXIV, 256 p. 21 illus., 3 illus. in color
234 x 156 x 18 mm
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Another Generation of Fundamental Considerations in Language Assessment (inbunden)

Another Generation of Fundamental Considerations in Language Assessment

A Festschrift in Honor of Lyle F. Bachman

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This edited book is a collection of papers, written by language assessment professionals to reflect the guidance of Professor Lyle F. Bachman, one of the leading second language assessment experts in the field for decades. It has three sub-themes: assessment of evolving language ability constructs, validity and validation of language assessments, and understanding internal structures of language assessments. It provides theoretical guidelines for practical language assessment challenges. Chapters are written by language assessment researchers who graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, where Professor Bachman trained them including the book editors.
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Gary J. Ockey, Professor of Applied Linguistics and Technology, investigates second language assessments, with a focus on the use of technology and quantitative methods to better measure oral communication. He has served as the Editor of the TOEFL Research Report Series, and is currently an Editor of Language Assessment Quarterly. He has published in numerous journals, including Applied Linguistics, Modern Language Journal, Language Learning, Language Testing, and Language Assessment Quarterly. He is a co-author of the book: Assessing L2 listening: Moving toward authenticity (2018, John Benjamins). Brent A. Green is an Associate Professor of English Language Teaching and Learning at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. His professional and research interest include language assessment and corpus-based language learning. He has published assessment articles and book chapters on language assessment reform, language assessment in program evaluation, and language assessment in content-based instruction, He has also published several articles on corpus-based approaches to language learning.


1. Introduction.- 2. A Step toward the Assessment of English as a Lingua Franca.- 3. Revisiting the Role of Content in Language Assessment Constructs.- 4. What does Language Testing have to Offer to Multi-modal Listening?.- 5. Learner Perceptions of Construct-centered Feedback on Oral Proficiency.- 6. A Case for an Ethics-based Approach to Evaluate Language Assessments. 7. Alignment as a Fundamental Validity Issue in Standards-based K-12 English Language Proficiency Assessments.- 8. Validating a Holistic Rubric for Scoring Short Answer Reading Questions.- 9. The Curse of Explanation: Model Selection in Language Testing Research.- 10. Developing Summary Content Scoring Criteria for University L2 Writing Instruction in Japan.- 11. Consistency of Computer-automated Scoring Keys across Authors and Authoring Teams.- 12. Distinguishing Language Ability from the Context in an EFL Speaking Test.