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Washback in language testing

Kathleen M. Bailey

Washback in language testing

by Kathleen M. Bailey

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Published by Educational Testing Service in Princeton, N.J. (P.O. Box 6155, Princeton 08541-6155) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language -- Validity.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.,
  • English language -- Ability testing.,
  • Test-taking skills.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKathleen M. Bailey.
    SeriesTOEFL monograph series ;, MS-15
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1128.A2 B29 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6886972M
    LC Control Number00503313

      Washback refers to the influence of tests on learning and teaching. To date, a number of studies have revealed that tests affect teaching content, course design, and classroom practices. However, in Asian higher education contexts, little research has examined the washback of proficiency tests on English learning in comparison with the efforts on teaching. . "Washback" refers to the influence of language testing on teaching and learning. This volume, at the important intersection of language testing and teaching practices, presents theoretical, methodological and practical guidance for current and future washback studies.

    Book Review: Washback in Language testing, Cheng et al. Power and Impact of Standardised Tests: Investigating the Washback of Language Exams in Greece, Hardcover by Loumbourdi, Lambrini, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US The present research study investigates the washback effect. the influence of tests on teaching and learning of the FCE test (First Certificate in English) in .

    This book documents a comparability study of direct (face-to-face) and semi-direct (language laboratory) versions of the Speaking component of the access: test, an English language test designed in the s by the Language Testing Research Centre (University of Melbourne) as part of the selection process for immigration to Australia. The study. The book is made up of eleven short chapters arranged in two thematic areas describing methodological issues and case studies on washback. The book also speaks to issues of test ethics and good practice. Chapter 1 by Liying Cheng and Andy Curtis reviews the short history of washback in the field of language testing.


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