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LINGUIST List 17.2889

Wed Oct 04 2006

Qs: Holistic vs. Objective Assessments of Proficiency

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        1.    Alex Housen, Holistic vs. Objective Assessments of Proficiency


Message 1: Holistic vs. Objective Assessments of Proficiency
Date: 04-Oct-2006
From: Alex Housen <Alex.Housenvub.ac.be>
Subject: Holistic vs. Objective Assessments of Proficiency


Dear colleagues,

Can anyone point me to (preferably recent) studies which address both the
reliability and validity of holistic evaluations vis-à-vis more objective
measures of proficiency (oral or written) in a first or second language?

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

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