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  1. The current article evaluates a national English language proficiency test known as the “MSRT test” which is used to determine the eligibility of candidates for admission to and completion of higher education ...

    Authors: Ali Khodi, Logendra Stanley Ponniah, Amir Hossein Farrokhi and Fateme Sadeghi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2024 14:4
  2. This study investigated to what extent the scores of two English tests are correlated to each other, namely, the English test of the Common Test for University Admissions (Common Test, henceforth) in Japan and th...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Kamiya
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2024 14:2
  3. Ensuring consistent and reliable scoring is paramount in education, especially in performance-based assessments. This study delves into the critical issue of marking consistency, focusing on speaking proficien...

    Authors: Pornphan Sureeyatanapas, Panitas Sureeyatanapas, Uthumporn Panitanarak, Jittima Kraisriwattana, Patchanan Sarootyanapat and Daniel O’Connell
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2024 14:1
  4. Consequential validity, a facet of construct validity, has been extensively explored by educational psychologists and scholars focused on English language assessment. It is widely recognized that English langu...

    Authors: Rahmatolah Allahyari, Mahmoud Moradi Abbasabady, Shamim Akhter and Goudarz Alibakhshi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:54
  5. The greater emphasis on the significance and difference in English performance between the school types has mainly been investigated across Asian countries. However, not much is known about what language skill...

    Authors: Abu Nawas, I Gusti Ngurah Darmawan and Nina Maadad
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:52
  6. Many Chinese universities are implementing an educational reform to transform their general English courses into academic English courses. Accordingly, how to assess students’ English ability should also be re...

    Authors: Yunlong Liu, Yaqiong Cui and Hua Yu
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:49
  7. The release of ChatGPT marked the beginning of a new era of AI-assisted plagiarism that disrupts traditional assessment practices in ESL composition. In the face of this challenge, educators are left with lit...

    Authors: Karim Ibrahim
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:46

    The Correction to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:51

  8. Research on language planning and policy (LPP) has transcended beyond enacting government-initiated language policy and progressed towards uncovering inherent power relations. The discourse-analytical approach...

    Authors: Dongil Shin, Soohyeon Park and Eunhae Cho
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:44

    The Correction to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:53

  9. There are a few empirical studies on comparative effects of CALL-based assessment and traditional assessment on Iranian EFL students’ vocabulary learning; therefore, the present research tried to fill this gap...

    Authors: Fatemeh Shamshiri, Fariba Rahimi Esfahani and Seyed Esmail Hosseini
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:43
  10. This research investigates the effectiveness of utilizing analytic rubrics in peer-assessment (PA) and self-assessment (SA) methodologies to enhance the proficiency of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) stude...

    Authors: Hoang Yen Phuong, Quoc Toan Phan and Thanh Thao Le
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:42
  11. Teacher agency is a pivotal element of professionalism and second/foreign language (L2) education. However, its role in L2 assessment has remained under-researched. Part of this negligence is due to the absenc...

    Authors: Farhad Ghiasvand, Akbar A. Jahanbakhsh and Pardis Sharifpour
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:41
  12. As a part of a larger project, this study reports a large-scale investigation of the impacts of the Iranian National University Entrance Examination (INUEE) on Iranian high school students and their parents. F...

    Authors: Mohammad Ahmadi Safa and Hamidreza Sheykholmoluki
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:40
  13. This research compared the impacts of computerized formative assessment (CFA) and computerized dynamic assessment (CDA) on students’ motivation, reading self-concept, autonomy, and self-regulation. Out of a to...

    Authors: Edwin Gustavo Estrada-Araoz, Biju Theruvil Sayed, Gulnorakhon Gulyamovna Niyazova and Desta Lami
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:39
  14. The study explores the unaddressed washback on the English-speaking test of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE-English Language Paper 4). The HKDSE is a university entrance exam in...

    Authors: Nozomu Wong Katagiri
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:38
  15. Self-awareness and self-evaluation are at the heart of both core of self-assessment, self-efficacy, and grit tendencies. Although there is a lot written about self-assessment, self-efficacy, and grit tendencie...

    Authors: Bayu Hendro Wicaksono, Sayed M. Ismail, Shakhnoza Akmalovna Sultanova and Dejen Abeba
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:37
  16. Assessment has several advantages like involving students in learning and making them cognizant of their strengths and weaknesses. The effects of peer assessment and self-assessment as two main kinds of assess...

    Authors: Tribhuwan Kumar, Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar, Arash Hashemifardnia and Rasoul Mombeini
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:36
  17. Second language acquisition (SLA) is complex and multidimensional. Using the framework of the unified competition model (UCM), the current study explores how robust learning and testing of Chinese Pinyin are f...

    Authors: Yanhui Zhang and Brian MacWhinney
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:35
  18. Many different elements have a significant impact on the effectiveness of both teaching and assessment. The ever-expanding body of research on assessment has provided an overview of several cognitive, social, ...

    Authors: KDV Prasad, Alaa Aladini, Nozliya Zarilovna Normurodova and Barana Belton
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:34
  19. Despite a growing interest in learning-oriented assessment in recent years, there is limited research on its implementation in language classrooms from both teacher and student perspectives, especially from an...

    Authors: Maggie Ma
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:33

    The Correction to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:47

  20. Dynamic assessment is heavily based on Vygotskian socio-cultural theory and in recent years researchers have shown interest in the theory as a way to facilitate learning. This study attempted to examine the co...

    Authors: Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Ali Reza Karimi, Nasser Said Gomaa Abdelrasheed and Vida Shatalebi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:32
  21. Learning-oriented assessment (LOA) is becoming increasingly popular in language education. The rationale for this popularity is the belief that LOA not only provides teachers with the necessary information for...

    Authors: Masoomeh Estaji and Fatemeh Safari
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:31
  22. Students may better keep tabs on their own development by engaging in self-assessment (S-A), academic buoyancy (AB) construction, and reflective thinking (RT). Although S-A, AB, and RT have been known for a lo...

    Authors: Asep Nurjamin, David-Eli Salazar-Espinoza, Natalya Saenko and Elia Bina
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:30
  23. The current study set out to investigate the effects of concurrent group dynamic assessment (GDA) and cumulative GDA on Iranian EFL learners’ development of reading comprehension micro-skills. To this end, a c...

    Authors: Mahtab Zadkhast, Ehsan Rezvani and Ahmad Reza Lotfi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:29
  24. Effective education and evaluation may be achieved when the mental and emotional health of the students being evaluated are taken into consideration. As a consequence of this, the purpose of this research was ...

    Authors: Asmaa Falah Theiyab Alazemi, Biruk Jember and Anwar Hammad Al-Rashidi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:28
  25. The present research tried to prompt self-regulated learning, autonomy, and self-efficacy of EFL learners through authentic assessment in Iranian EFL classrooms. To do so, 57 Iranian EFL learners were chosen a...

    Authors: Sayed M. Ismail, Iman Nikpoo and K. D. V. Prasad
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:27
  26. Every decision made in the classroom has the potential to either help or hurt a student’s development as a learner. When students’ mental and emotional well-being are taken into account, effective instruction ...

    Authors: Mahyudin Ritonga, Ahmad Abdulkareem Shaban, Anwar Hammad Al-Rashidi and Noam Chilani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:25
  27. This research was carried out to comparatively study the impacts of portfolio-based assessment, self-assessment, and scaffolded peer assessment on reading comprehension, vocabulary learning, and grammatical ac...

    Authors: Anwar Hammad Al-Rashidi, Balachandran Vadivel, Nawroz Ramadan Khalil and Nirvana Basim
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:24
  28. This study made triangulated use of eye-tracking and retrospective verbal reports (RVRs) to compare the banked gap-filling processes of two same-scorers and those of a top scorer and a bottom scorer. The two s...

    Authors: Chengsong Yang
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:22
  29. This study discusses the characteristics of test specifications (specs) and item writer guidelines (IWGs), their role in item development of English as a Second Language (ESL) reading tests, and the use of the...

    Authors: Zahra Ali Al Lawati
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:21
  30. Some impediments in language learning may have a detrimental impact on learners’ actual performance on the test and lead to anxiety and demotivation. Language achievement is influenced by self-assessment (SA),...

    Authors: Fidel Çakmak, Sayed M. Ismail and Samaneh Karami
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:20
  31. Finding out which teaching strategies best support students learning is a key objective of educational research. Knowing this, this study investigated the comparative effects of consciousness-raising (CR) task...

    Authors: Buvsara Tashmuradova, K. D. V. Prasad, Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim and Leeda Sarabani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:19
  32. In this study, the potential impacts of dynamic assessment (DA) and non-dynamic assessment (non-DA) on Ethiopian EFL students’ productive skills were investigated. Additionally, this study examined Ethiopian E...

    Authors: Riswanto, Habesha Teferi and Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:18
  33. Rubrics for writing courses have become increasingly popular yet there have been few studies published from the GCC. This study investigated the effectiveness of rubrics in business writing classes at a Kuwait...

    Authors: Ronnie Goodwin and Robert Kirkpatrick
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:17
  34. This research set to examine the impacts of collaborative learning (CL), scaffolding instruction, and self-assessment on reading anxiety, reading motivation, and reading comprehension of Iranian EFL learners. ...

    Authors: Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Nestor Cuba Carbajal, Manuel Enrique Chenet Zuta and Sania Bayat
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:16
  35. This study aimed to examine the impacts of computerized dynamic assessment (C-DA) and rater-mediated assessment on the test anxiety, writing performance, and oral proficiency of Iranian EFL learners. Based on ...

    Authors: Nasiba Sherkuziyeva, Farida Imamutdinovna Gabidullina, Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim and Sania Bayat
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:15
  36. This study aimed at investigating the English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ perceptions of L1-based and L2-based elicitations in the English classroom employing an explanatory sequential mixed-method d...

    Authors: Ali Mohammadi Darabad, Gholam-Reza Abbasian, Bahram Mowlaie and Ali-Asghar Rostami Abusaeedi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:13
  37. Due to the benefits of e-portfolio assessment and summative assessment in Ethiopia and a dearth of research, this study attempted to contrast e-portfolio assessment and summative assessment use in developing E...

    Authors: Basem Okleh Salameh Al-Hawamdeh, Negash Hussen and Nasser Said Gomaa Abdelrasheed
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:12
  38. Drawing on a growing body of research on the interface between corpus linguistics and second/foreign language testing and assessment, we adopted Peykare, a large-scale, annotated, Persian written language resourc...

    Authors: Mahmood BijanKhan, Parvaneh ShayesteFar and Hassan Mohebbi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2023 13:11

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