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  1. Effective instruction and assessment are greatly affected by many factors. The ever-growing literature on assessment outlined some cognitive, social, and emotional factors that directly or indirectly influence...

    Authors: Sayed M. Ismail and Tahereh Heydarnejad
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:8
  2. Differentiated second/foreign language (L2) instruction (DI) has received growing attention in pedagogical research. Yet, as a cornerstone of inclusive education, the DI is still under-documented. In this stud...

    Authors: Fahimeh Rafi and Natasha Pourdana
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:6
  3. Various stakeholders, such as policymakers and educators, require diagnostic feedback and actionable test results. One particular context in which fine-grained test results are of utmost importance is English ...

    Authors: Meltem Yumsek
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:3
  4. Self-assessment and reflective thinking (RT) can arm learners to monitor and evaluate their learning progress. Despite the long history of the core of self-assessment (CSA) and RT, little is known about how th...

    Authors: Mubarak Aldosari, Tahereh Heydarnejad, Arash Hashemifardnia and Mohammed Abdalgane
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:1
  5. Students can only benefit from teacher feedback if they recognise its value for learning. However, there is still a lack of research to investigate the factors influencing students’ perceptions of the value of...

    Authors: Ying Zhan, John Chi-Kin Lee and Zhi Hong Wan
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:62
  6. Peer learning, also known as collaborative learning, is based on social constructivism and contends that learning takes place more actively when students interact socially with their peers. This study sought t...

    Authors: Mina Homayouni
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:61
  7. The core of self-assessment (CSA) and critical thinking (CT) empower learners to observe and evaluate themselves. Although the literature on CSA and CT reflects a long history, little is known about their cont...

    Authors: Riswanto, Tahereh Heydarnejad, Elham Saberi Dehkordi and Bambang Parmadi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:60
  8. As the effects of self-assessment, peer assessment, and teacher assessment on EFL learners’ writing CAF and speaking CAF have not examined in Iran, this research compared their effectiveness on developing Iran...

    Authors: Anwar Hammad Al-Rashidi, Muhammad Asif, Masoumeh Ghasemi Vanani and Amhara Aberash
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:59
  9. Students are essential parts of society, and their mental health and emotional safety as well as a sense of purpose, achievement, and success are the major objectives of successful education. They need to be a...

    Authors: Tahereh Heydarnejad, Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Nasser Said Gomaa Abdelrasheed and Ehsan Rezvani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:57
  10. As a growing approach to assessment, learning-oriented assessment (LOA) has recently flourished to position learning at the center of assessment practices. It aims to unify assessment, teaching, and learning. ...

    Authors: Ali Derakhshan and Farhad Ghiasvand
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:55
  11. In this paper, we set out to explore the world’s first major standardised examination system. In the field of language testing and assessment, works such as measured words (Spolsky, 1995), measured constructs (We...

    Authors: Barry O’Sullivan and Liying Cheng
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:52
  12. The types of assessment tasks affect the learners’ psychological well-being and the process of learning. For years, educationalists were in search of finding and implementing accurate and convenient approaches...

    Authors: Tahereh Heydarnejad, Fariba Tagavipour, Indrajit Patra and Ayman Farid Khafaga
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:51
  13. Learners’ personality traits and self-assessment have an essential role in their academic achievement and the well-being of society. Although L2 grit and the core of self-assessment (CSA) have attracted consid...

    Authors: Tahereh Heydarnejad, Sayed M. Ismail, Goodarz Shakibaei and Abdulbaset Saeedian
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:50
  14. Though the empirical findings of the past studies in the literature have offered strong support to the significant role of language knowledge and background knowledge in reading comprehension, this issue has n...

    Authors: Hasan Tarlani-Aliabadi, Khalil Tazik and Zeinab Azizi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:48
  15. Though the emergence of standardized testing promoted classical approaches such as summative achievement tests, it brought about serious criticisms regarding the stakes of these tests and their consequences on...

    Authors: Mahmood Khosravani, Morteza Rostamian, Hamid Ashraf and Khalil Motallebzade
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:46
  16. In spite of their pivotal role in language learning, psychological variables involved in language learning have received less attention in empirical research. Therefore, this paper tried to inspect the effects...

    Authors: Mahyudin Ritonga, Fariba Farhangi, Bemnet Ajanil and Ayman Farid Khafaga
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:43
  17. This study investigated the scoring and criterion-related validity of the TEAP, a newly developed Test of English for Academic Purposes. In this study, scoring validity was examined by investigating the factor...

    Authors: Keita Nakamura
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:35
  18. Student-centered learning assessment (SCLA) constitutes a major component of current educational initiatives at the University of Technology and Applied Sciences (UTAS). However, little research has been condu...

    Authors: Salim Said Bani Orabah, Houman Bijani and Seyed M. Ismail
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:41
  19. Thinking has always been an integral part of human life, and it can be said that whenever humanity has been thinking, it has been practicing a kind of criticizing the issues around. This is the concept of crit...

    Authors: Moloud Mohammadi, Gholam-Reza Abbasian and Masood Siyyari
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:24
  20. As assessment plays an important role in the process of teaching and learning, this research explored the impacts of formative and summative assessments on academic motivation, attitude toward learning, test a...

    Authors: Seyed M. Ismail, D. R. Rahul, Indrajit Patra and Ehsan Rezvani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:40
  21. Given the significance of the test fairness, this study aimed to investigate a reading comprehension test for evidence of differential item functioning (DIF) based on English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learne...

    Authors: Elahe Moradi, Zargham Ghabanchi and Reza Pishghadam
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:39
  22. This paper describes the exploratory case and initial evaluation of the computer-based testing (CBT) prototype. The advantage of CBT over paper-based testing (PBT) is that it allows us to control the order of ...

    Authors: Noriyasu Niimi and Nobukazu Matsuura
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:38
  23. Teacher support, as an essential type of social support and an important antecedent of many key outcomes in L2 learning, can significantly contribute to foreign language achievement. Although teacher support h...

    Authors: Majid Sadoughi and S. Yahya Hejazi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:30

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  24. This paper reports on an investigation of differential item functioning (DIF) in the Iranian Undergraduate University Entrance Special English Exam (IUUESEE) across four native language groups including the Az...

    Authors: Hamidreza Babaee Bormanaki and Parviz Ajideh
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:29
  25. Teacher agency as an influential factor in teacher professionalism has recently gained global inquiry in the EFL context. However, no valid instrument has ever been designed to evaluate EFL teachers’ ecologica...

    Authors: Masoumeh Ghamoushi, Zohre Mohammadi Zenouzagh and Mohammad Hashamdar
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:37
  26. Assessment is an inseparable part of teaching and learning, and it helps teachers and students to modify their teaching and learning processes. One type of assessment is peer assessment (PA), and its effects w...

    Authors: Mahyudin Ritonga, Khalil Tazik, Abdulfattah Omar and Elham Saberi Dehkordi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:36
  27. This study intended to explore the different types of phraseological units in IELTS academic writing task 2 and probe into the IELTS candidates’ perceptions of phraseological competence. To this end, a corpus ...

    Authors: Masoomeh Estaji and Mina Hashemi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:34
  28. Due to subjectivity in oral assessment, much concentration has been put on obtaining a satisfactory measure of consistency among raters. However, the process for obtaining more consistency might not result in ...

    Authors: Houman Bijani, Bahareh Hashempour, Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Salim Said Bani Orabah and Tahereh Heydarnejad
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:26
  29. Despite their importance, dynamic and diagnostic assessments (DigAs) have received little attention in phycological aspects of foreign language teaching and learning settings; therefore, this study compared th...

    Authors: Mohammad Awad Al-Dawoody Abdulaal, Maryumah Heji Alenazi, Azza Jauhar Ahmad Tajuddin and Bahramuddin Hamidi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:32
  30. Although corrective feedback (CF) has been studied, more studies still need to be conducted on this variable to check its effects on language learning. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the effectiven...

    Authors: Indrajit Patra, Asmaa Alazemi, Dina Al-Jamal and Asma Gheisari
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:19
  31. While several studies have addressed the interconnections between self-assessment and academic stress, much uncertainty still exists about the mediating role of coping styles in this interplay. Therefore, this...

    Authors: Syed Farhat Jahara, Mudassir Hussain, Tribhuwan Kumar, Ahmad Goodarzi and Yalalem Assefa
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:21

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