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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. This study examines the range of cognitive processes assessed in the English language reading literacy test as part of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE), the secondary school exi...

    Authors: Pok Jing Ho
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:18
  17. The credibility of conclusions arrived at in quantitative research depends, to a large extent, on the quality of data collection instruments used to quantify language and non-language constructs. Despite this,...

    Authors: Kioumars Razavipour and Behnaz Raji
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:16
  18. Writing assessment literacy (WAL) has received research attention over the past few years. This study aimed at investigating writing assessment knowledge of Iranian English language teachers along with their c...

    Authors: Masoumeh Tayyebi, Mahmoud Moradi Abbasabady and Gholam-Reza Abbassian
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:12
  19. The literature indicates that the effects of sources of demographic biases on fairness in classroom assessment (CA) are under-researched in the Iranian higher education context. Hence, this study aims to explo...

    Authors: Afsheen Rezai, Ehsan Namaziandost, Mowla Miri and Tribhuwan Kumar
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:8
  20. Portfolio assessment (PA) as an assessment for learning (AfL) alternative has been under-represented in second/foreign language acquisition (SLA) research literature. This study examined the potential impacts of ...

    Authors: Natasha Pourdana and Kobra Tavassoli
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:7
  21. High-stakes language tests are used around the world as a gatekeeping tool under the internationalization of higher education. However, the predictable aspect of the high-stakes language tests is seldom discus...

    Authors: Hui Ma and Sin Wang Chong
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2022 12:2
  22. This study aims to disclose the Iranian university teachers’ perceptions of the fundamentals of language assessment literacy (LAL). To this aim, using purposive sampling, eighteen university teachers from two ...

    Authors: Afsheen Rezai, Gudarz Alibakhshi, Sajjad Farokhipour and Mowla Miri
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:26
  23. The current study compared the model fit indices, skill mastery probabilities, and classification accuracy of six Diagnostic Classification Models (DCMs): a general model (G-DINA) against five specific models ...

    Authors: Mahdieh Shafipoor, Hamdollah Ravand and Parviz Maftoon
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:33
  24. Computer-based testing (CBT), which refers to delivering assessments with computers, has been widely used in large English proficiency tests worldwide. Despite an increasing CBT in China, limited research is a...

    Authors: Wenjing Yu and Noriko Iwashita
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:32
  25. This study attempted to check the impact of two dynamic assessment (DA) models on speaking CAF. DA, as opposed to static assessment, is conceived as an interactive approach to assessment that integrates teachi...

    Authors: Behnoosh Heshmat Ghahderijani, Ehsan Namaziandost, Mona Tavakoli, Tribhuwan Kumar and Rustem Magizov
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:25

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