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Students' Perceptions of Computerized TOEFL Test


The present study investigated students' perception of computerized TOEFL test. Subject of this study were 100 adult male and female students who took the iBT TOEFL test in Iran. Participants were provided with a researcher-developed questionnaire on the advantages and disadvantages of Computer-Based Test (CBT) compared to Paper- Based Test (PBT). The collected data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and factor analysis to investigate the perceptions of the students. Results of this study showed that students perceived the disadvantages of CBT were more than its advantages.

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Noubandegani, P.A. Students' Perceptions of Computerized TOEFL Test. Language Testing in Asia 2, 73 (2012).

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  • Computer-Based Test (CBT)
  • Paper-Based Test (PBT)
  • TOEFL test
  • Students' Perceptions