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LINGUIST List 16.2112

Fri Jul 08 2005

Books: Applied Linguistics: Cheng et al

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        1.    Elizabeth Gangeri, Washback in Language Testing: Cheng et al


Message 1: Washback in Language Testing: Cheng et al
Date: 07-Jul-2005
From: Elizabeth Gangeri <Elizabeth.Gangerierlbaum.com>
Subject: Washback in Language Testing: Cheng et al


Title: Washback in Language Testing
Subtitle: Research Contexts and Methods
Published: 2004
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
                http://www.erlbaum.com/

Editor: Liying Cheng, Queen's University
Editor: Yoshinori Wantanabe, Akita National University
Editor: Andy Curtis, Queen's University
Hardback: ISBN: 0805839860 Pages: 264 Price: U.S. $ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 0805839879 Pages: 264 Price: U.S. $ 29.95
Abstract:

"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. It provides an overview
of the complexity of washback and the various contextual factors entangled
within testing, teaching, and learning and presents empirical studies from
around the world that offer insights into the effects of washback in
specific educational contexts and models of research on which future
studies can be based.

"Washback in Language Testing: Research Contexts and Methods" is a valuable
resource for those who are interested in the application of findings to
actual teaching and learning situations or conduct washback research in
their own contexts, including educational and psychological testing
experts, alternative assessment people in all fields, and policy- and
decision-makers in educational and testing organizations.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (ENG )

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