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Language assessment and programme evaluation

Author: Brian K Lynch
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2003.
Series: Edinburgh textbooks in applied linguistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume examines the overlapping areas of evaluation and assessment, where 'evaluation' is defined as the systematic use of information to make decisions about language teaching programmes and 'assessment' as the systematic use of information to make decisions about individuals and their language ability. A variety of topics are covered, including paradigms and purposes, design techniques, quantitative and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian K Lynch
ISBN: 0748615628 9780748615629
OCLC Number: 51528056
Description: ix, 182 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: paradigms and purposes --
2. Designing assessment and evaluation --
3. Developing measures of language ability and programme effectiveness --
4. Analysing measurement data for assessment and evaluation --
5. Developing interpretivist procedures for language assessment and programme evaluation --
6. Analysing interpretivist assessment and evaluation information --
7. Validity and ethics.
Series Title: Edinburgh textbooks in applied linguistics.
Responsibility: Brian K. Lynch.
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