Learning about Language Assessment

Dilemmas, Decisions, and Directions

Author: Kathleen M. Bailey

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780838466889

Category: Education

Page: 258

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This title provides a practical analysis of language assessment theory with accessible explanations of the statistics involved. --From publisher's description.
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The Cambridge Guide to Second Language Assessment

Author: Christine Coombe,Peter Davidson,Barry O'Sullivan,Stephen Stoynoff

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107017149

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 321

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"The Cambridge Guide to Second Language Assessment aims to present in one volume an up-to-date guide to the central areas of assessing the second language performance of English by speakers of other languages. This volume provides snapshots of significant issues and trends that have shaped language assessment in the past and highlights the current state of our understanding of these issues"--
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Focus on Assessment - Oxford Key Concepts for the Language Classroom

Author: Eunice Eunhee Jang

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0194002985

Category: Study Aids

Page: 225

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Helps teachers understand research evidence in language assessment for students aged 5-18, and to develop an ability to design, implement and critically evaluate language assessment, with reference to language frameworks and standards for assessment in school education.
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Advances in Social and Occupational Ergonomics

Proceedings of the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Social and Occupational Ergonomics, July 21-25, 2018, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA

Author: Richard H. M. Goossens

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319940007

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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This book reports on cutting-edge research on social and occupational ergonomics, presenting innovative contributions to the optimization of sociotechnical management systems related to organizational, policy, and logistical issues. It discusses timely topics related to communication, crew resource management, work design, participatory design, as well as teamwork, community ergonomics, cooperative work, and warning systems, and explores new work paradigms, organizational cultures, virtual organizations, telework, and quality management. The book also describes pioneering infrastructures implemented for different purposes such as urban, health, and enterprise, and examines the changing role of automated systems, offering innovative solutions that address the needs of particular populations. Based on the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Social and Occupational Ergonomics, held in Orlando, Florida, USA on July 21–25, 2018, the book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the current challenges in both organizational and occupational ergonomics, highlighting key connections between them and underlining the importance of emotional factors in influencing human performance.
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Understanding Language Teaching

Reasoning in Action

Author: Karen E. Johnson

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 149

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Understanding Language Teaching encourages teachers to reflect on their classroom practice by thinking critically about their own teaching, their colleagues' teaching, and the environments where they work.
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Pursuing Professional Development

The Self as Source

Author: Kathleen M. Bailey,Andy Curtis,David Nunan

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780838411308

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 277

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Based on the belief that teachers ultimately are responsible for their own professional development, this book explores the concept of reflective teaching and provides practical advice on how to examine critically one's own teaching practices.
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Working with Teaching Methods

What's at Stake?

Author: Earl W. Stevick

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780838478912

Category: Education

Page: 192

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Working with Teaching Methods is one volume of the authoritative 13-title TeacherSource series. In examining different methods of language teaching, Earl W. Stevick models a way for teachers to analyze their own teaching by thinking critically about approaches, techniques, and materials. This process of critical examination enables teachers to get at what's at stake in teaching and being a teacher.
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Doing Teacher Research

From Inquiry to Understanding

Author: Donald Freeman

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780838479001

Category: Education

Page: 258

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Doing Teacher Research is one volume of the authoritative 13-title TeacherSource series. The author examines the issue from three distinct perspectives: Teachers' Voices, which are authentic accounts of teacher's experiences; Frameworks, which are comprehensive discussions of theoretical issues; and Investigations, which are inquiry-based activities.
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Teaching Culture

Perspectives in Practice

Author: Patrick R. Moran

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 175

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TEACHING CULTURE: PERSPECTIVES IN PRACTICE offers multiple viewpoints on the interrelationship between language and culture and how they serve to teach meaning, offer a lens of identity and provide a mechanism for social participation Authentic classroom experiences engage the reader and offer teachers invaluable support as they expand their ideas about how language and culture work together.
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