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Fairness and Validation in Language Assessment

Selected Papers from the 19th Language Testing Research Colloquium, Orlando, Florida (Studies in Language Testing)

by Antony John Kunnan

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied linguistics for ELT,
  • English language,
  • Foreign Language Study / English as a Second Language,
  • English,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750194M
    ISBN 100521651034
    ISBN 109780521651035

      What, if any, are the limits of our responsibility for fairness in testing? In Kunnan, A. J. (Ed.), Fairness and validation in language assessment. Selected papers from the 19th LTRC, Orlando, Florida (pp. 39 – 41). Cambridge, England: UCLES/Cambridge University by: Ensuring quality and fairness in international language testing 3 IELTS is a task-based test covering the four language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking). IELTS test takers receive individual scores for each of the four test components. The average of the four provides the overall band score.

    Validation in Language Assessment is a collection of selected papers from the 17th Language Testing Research Colloquium. The volume opens with an introduction to approaches to validation in second and foreign language assessment in published research in the last 15 years. Suggested Citation: "3 Assessment Design and Validation." National Research Council. Developing Assessments for the Next Generation Science Standards. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / FIGURE The three elements involved in conceptualizing assessment as a process of reasoning from evidence.

      Assessment Literacy involves understanding how assessments are made, what type of assessments answer what questions, and how the data from assessments can be used to help teachers, students, parents, and other stakeholders make decisions about teaching and learning. Assessment designers strive to create assessments that show a high degree of . Language Testing 27(2) fairness come at the question from somewhat different points of view and involve different emphases, but the overlap is more pronounced than the differences. Fairness. Fairness is a very complex and potentially contentious issue, with many possible defini-tions (Camilli, ; Xi, this volume).


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Fairness of language tests and testing practices has been a concern among test developers and test users.

The 19th annual Language Testing Research Colloquium held in in Florida, brought this concern into focus. The papers in this volume offer an introduction to fairness and validation in the field of language assessment.

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Test Fairness in Second Language Assessment. opened up room for discussion in terms of where fairness fits in the validation framework, and This book provides a Author: Heidi Liu Banerjee. Throughout the book,topics are revisited,extended,interwoven and deconstructed, with the reader’s understanding strengthened by tasks and follow-up questions.

Language Testing and Assessment: • provides an innovative and thorough review of a wide variety of issues from prac. Fairness is a concept for which definitions are important, since it is often interpreted in too narrow and technical a set fairness within a social context and look at what this means in relation to different groups and cultures.

Similarly, we are using educational assessment in a more inclusive way than is often the case; we include tests, examinations, teachers’ judgments or Cited by: 2 Language Classroom Assessment performance of the English language) and (2) the shift from a focus on testing to a focus on assessment.

This shift synchronizes with the worldwide movement in general education to combine assessment of learning and assessment for ment of learning refers to those assessments that happen after learning has occurred to determine.

Language assessment or language testing is a field of study under the umbrella of applied main focus is the assessment of first, second or other language in the school, college, or university context; assessment of language use in the workplace; and assessment of language in the immigration, citizenship, and asylum contexts.

The assessment may include. Fairness and Justice in Language Assessment: Principles and Public Reasoning practices that need to come under examination and scrutiny from others with distant judgments (as impartial spectators).

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Evaluating Language Assessments offers a comprehensive overview of the theoretical bases and research methodologies for the evaluation of language assessments and demonstrates the importance of a fuller understanding of this widely used evaluative volume explores language assessment evaluation in its wider political, economic, social, legal, and ethical Cited by: 3.Fairness (in assessment) It is important to ensure that the learner is informed about, understands and is able to participate in the assessment process, and agrees that the process is appropriate.

It also includes an opportunity for the person being assessed to challenge the result of the assessment and to be reassessed if necessary.Research and Validation As leaders in the field of language assessment, all our exams are specifically designed to be fair to all test takers, whatever their age, gender, nationality, first language, culture or ethnic background.