Gaziantep University

GAZİANTEP UNIVERSITY

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The Foreign Languages Education Department (FLED) 
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Course Details
Course Title
ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING AND EVALUATION
Code
GEİN 402
Course Info
Basic concepts, principles and constructs of classroom-based assessment; different types of tests and testing (e.g.: proficiency, achievement, diagnostic and placement tests, direct vs. indirect testing, discrete point vs. integrative testing, norm referenced vs. criterion referenced testing, objective testing vs. subjective testing, communicative language testing) and various types of questions for a wide range of language assessment purposes, development and evaluation of such language tests and of other available types (e.g.: portfolio, self-assessment, learner diaries); language tests for different age groups, different proficiency levels and various learner styles; test preparation techniques for testing reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary and grammar individually and testing language skills in an integrated manner; application of basic descriptive and inferential statistical calculations and the principles underlying test design (e.g.: content, criterion related, construct, face validity; reliability, standard error of measurement and the true score; practicality); stages of test construction, item analysis and interpretation of test scores, standardized tests (e.g.: TOEFL, IELTS and exams accredited by the Council of Europe for the European Language Portfolio), teacher-prepared language tests and beneficial backwash.
Credit
3
ECTS
5
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