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LINGUIST List 19.3583

Sun Nov 23 2008

Confs: Applied Linguistics/Indonesia

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        1.    Neny Isharyanti, Assessment in Language Learning and Teaching


Message 1: Assessment in Language Learning and Teaching
Date: 20-Nov-2008
From: Neny Isharyanti <nenystaff.uksw.edu>
Subject: Assessment in Language Learning and Teaching
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Assessment in Language Learning and Teaching

Date: 22-Jan-2009 - 23-Jan-2009
Location: Salatiga, Indonesia
Contact: Tri Sunarti
Contact Email: fbsltcgmail.com
Meeting URL: http://neny.edublogs.org

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

In language learning and teaching programs, assessment typically receives the
least attention. Many language teachers view assessment solely as a measure of
student learning, while in fact assessment can be used for various purposes,
ranging from administrative to instructional purposes.

Through well-designed assessments, promotions, certifications, and exemptions
can be properly planned. Assessments may also be used as a means of measuring
program performance as well as evaluating curriculum implementation or teaching
activities.

The Faculty of Language & Literature in cooperation with the Language Training
Center, Satya Wacana Christian University, invite language teachers and
researchers in this field to explore some of the challenges that are faced by
teachers and students. Even if teachers unconsciously depend on a particular
assessment tool as a measurement of successful learning, there are other
effective tools that can bemaximized for different purposes. This seminar is
intended to mirror the role and development of program assessment, in addition
to giving further inspirations to teachers in choosing appropriate assessment
tools.

Aims:
To observe the faculty role and their development in program assessment
To examine student roles, expectations, and learning strategies
To look at the advantages of proficiency tests, non-testing assessments, and
other alternative measurements and supporting tools

Invited Speakers:
Prof. Lyle Bachman, UCLA, California, USA
Prof. Hiromi Otaka, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
RELO Jakarta, Indonesia

Conference Fee:
Public : Rp 550.000,-
Local Teachers : Rp 300.000,- (for Salatiga primary and secondary school
teachers with a letter from the schools)
The fee includes a certificate of attendance, conference materials,
refreshments, lunches, and a conference dinner.

Contact persons:
Anisia Budi Prabwani
Phone & Fax: +62 298 313859
Tri Sunarti
Phone & Fax: +62 298 312120

Registration closes on Monday, 19 January 2009

Brochure download at http://neny.edublogs.org
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