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Title Testing the untestable in language education / edited by Amos Paran and Lies Sercu
Published Bristol, UK ; Buffalo, NY : Multilingual Matters, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 269 pages) : illustrations
Series New perspectives on language and education
New perspectives on language and education.
Contents More than language: the additional faces of testing and assessment in language learning and teaching / Amos Paran -- International competence -- Assessing intercultural competence: more questions than answers / Lies Sercu -- Interculturally savvy or not? Developing and assessing intercultural competence in the context of learning for business / Kaisu Korhonen -- Eliciting the intercultural in foreign language education at school / Anthony J. Liddicoat and Angela Scarino -- Autonomy -- Measuring autonomy: should we put our ability to the test? / Phil Benson -- Assessment of autonomy or assessment for autonomy? Evaluating learner autonomy for formative purposes / Terry Lamb -- Learners reflecting on learning: evaluation versus testing in autonomous language learning / Leni Dam and Lienhard Legenhausen -- Literature -- Between Scylla and Charybdis: the dilemmas of testing language and literature / Amos Paran -- Crossing the bridge from appreciative reader to reflective writer: the assessment of creative process / Jane Spiro -- The taming of the immeasurable: an empirical assessment of language awareness / Hui-wei Lin -- Language and content -- Assessing language and content: a functional perspective / Bernard Mohan, Constant Leung and Tammy Slater -- Teachers and texts: judging what English language learners know from what they say / Marylin Low -- Towards systematic and sustained formative assessment of causal explanations in oral interactions / Tammy Slater and Bernard Mohan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Communicative competence -- Evaluation.
Intercultural communication -- Evaluation.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Evaluation.
Multicultural education -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
Author Paran, Amos.
Sercu, Lies.
ISBN 1847692672 (electronic bk.)
9781847692672 (electronic bk.)