Changing Language Teaching through Language Testing: A Washback Study

Changing Language Teaching through Language Testing: A Washback Study

by Liying Cheng
     
 

This volume will be of particular relevance to language test developers and researchers interested in the consequential validity of tests; it will also be of interest to teachers, curriculum designers, policymakers and others in education concerned with the interface between language testing and teaching practices/programs. See more details below

Overview

This volume will be of particular relevance to language test developers and researchers interested in the consequential validity of tests; it will also be of interest to teachers, curriculum designers, policymakers and others in education concerned with the interface between language testing and teaching practices/programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521836142
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Series:
Studies in Language Testing Series, #21
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Hong Kong research context3
Ch. 2Literature review24
Ch. 3Research methodology62
Ch. 4Phase I - the decision-making stage of the examination change115
Ch. 5Phase II - teachers' perceptions of the change133
Ch. 6Phase II - students' perceptions of the change170
Ch. 7Phase III - teachers' and students' actions and reactions to the change195
Ch. 8Washback revisisted229
AppThe Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination 1996 English Language (Syllabus B)

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