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Experimenting with uncertainty ; : essays in honour of Alan Davies ; edited by C. Elder ... [et al.]

Experimenting with uncertainty ; : essays in honour of Alan Davies ; edited by C. Elder ... [et al.] (Loan 1 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Elder, C. Davies, Alan.
Title Statement
Experimenting with uncertainty ; : essays in honour of Alan Davies ; edited by C. Elder ... [et al.].
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge :   Cambridge University Press,   2001.  
Physical Medium
xxiv, 341 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Studies in language testing ;11
ISBN
0521775760
Content Notes
Section One The contribution of Alan Davies -- 1. Alan Davies and British applied linguistics / Christopher Brumfit -- 2. Ten years of the Language Testing Research Centre / Tim McNamara -- Section Two Construct definition in language testing -- 3. Communicative language testing: The art of the possible -- Henry Widdowson -- 4. Fossilisation or evolution: The case of grammar testing / Pauline Rea-Dickins -- 5. The assessment of metalinguistic knowledge / Caroline Clapham -- Section Three Language testing for specific purposes and populations -- 6. Three problems in testing language for specific purposes: Authenticity, specificity and inseparability / Dan Douglas -- 7. Assessing language skills for specific purposes: Describing and analysing the 'behaviour domain' / Elaine Tarone -- 8. The assessment of language impairment across language backgrounds / Rosemary Baker -- 9. A process for translating achievement tests / Charles Stansfield and Joan Auchter -- Section Four Judgement in language testing -- 10. Revisiting raters and ratings in oral language assessment / Daniel Reed and Andrew Cohen -- 11. Establishing meaningful language test scores for selection and placement / Patrick Griffin -- Section Five The uses and usefulness of language tests -- 12. Designing and developing useful language tests / Lyle Bachman. 13. The formative and summative uses of language test data: Present concerns and future directions / Cyril Weir -- 14. Language assessment and professional development / Geoff Brindley -- Section Six Language test impact -- 15. The need for impact studies of L2 performance testing and rating: Identifying areas of potential consequences at all levels of the testing cycle / Carolyn Turner -- 16. Impact and washback research in language testing / J. Charles Alderson and Jayanti Banerjee -- Section Seven Language testing in its policy context -- 17. Prescribed language standards and foreign language classroom practice: Relationships and consequences / Rosamond Mitchell -- 18. Rendering ESL accountable: Educational and bureaucratic technologies in the Australian context / Helen Moore -- 19. The policy context of English testing for immigrants / John Read -- 20. Testimony from testees: The case against current language policies in sub-Saharan Africa / Eddie Williams -- Section Eight The ethics of language testing -- 21. Cheating language tests can be dangerous / Bernard Spolsky -- 22. Ethics, fairness(es), and developments in language testing / Liz Hamp-Lyons -- 23. The ethical potential of alternative language assessment / Brian K. Lynch. Section Nine Language testing and SLA -- 24. Quantitative evaluation of vocabulary: How it can be done and what it is good for / Batia Laufer -- 25. Some thoughts on testing grammar: An SLA perspective / Rod Ellis -- 26. Measuring development and ultimate attainment in non-native grammars / Antonella Sorace and Daniel Robertson -- Section Ten Beyond language testing -- 27. Fossilisation: Moving the concept into empirical longitudinal study / Larry Selinker and ZhaoHong Han -- 28. The unbearable lightness of being a native speaker / John C. Maher -- Section Eleven The publications of Alan Davies.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Language and languages --Ability testing. Applied linguistics.
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