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  1. Content type: Research

    This study examined the factor structure of the Test of English for Academic Purposes (TEAP®) test—a recently developed academic English test measuring four skills among Japanese university applicants—and comp...

    Authors: Yo In’nami, Rie Koizumi and Keita Nakamura

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2016 6:3

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    Placement testing is a crucial issue in Japanese universities. In the majority of language programs, classes are streamed by proficiency levels based on students’ placement test score for efficient instruction...

    Authors: Takaaki Kumazawa, Tetsuhito Shizuka, Masamichi Mochizuki and Atsushi Mizumoto

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2016 6:2

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    This study investigates the effectiveness and fairness of teacher-led assessment of students’ in-class participation and its effect on actual participation levels and language test scores, taking into account ...

    Authors: Peter R Crosthwaite, Daniel R Bailey and Ashley Meeker

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2015 5:9

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    For language teachers, using rubrics has become the norm in assessing performance-based work. When using rubrics, one question stakeholders have is to what extent teachers are true to the rubrics. For classroo...

    Authors: Heejeong Jeong

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2015 5:6

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  5. Content type: Research

    The development of Spoken English in Pakistani teachers training institutions working in public sector has never been assessed. This study explores the extent of improvement in English speaking skills among pr...

    Authors: Muhammad Sarwar, Muhammad Alam, Shafqat Hussain, Ashfaque Ahmad Shah and Mehlah Jabeen

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2014 4:5

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  6. Content type: Research

    This study examines the English section of the university entrance examination in Myanmar in terms of validity, reliability, practicality, and washback. The study highlights the significance of the matriculati...

    Authors: Robert Kirkpatrick and Hmone Lian Hlaing

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2013 3:14

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  7. Content type: Research

    Feedback is a key component of teaching second language writing. As the field of second language writing instruction has recently placed greater emphasis on sociocultural considerations, issues related to the ...

    Authors: Parva Panahi, Parviz Birjandi and Behrooz Azabdaftari

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2013 3:13

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  8. Content type: Research

    One of the major problems facing Thai education at the university level is that of academic dishonesty. While newspapers often report upon individual and group cases of university-level cheating, there has bee...

    Authors: David Young

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2013 3:6

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    Assessing students’ written output has always been a daunting task for Language teachers in the higher education. They do not only need to provide feedback on grammar and mechanics but also on content. Similar...

    Authors: Mari Karen L Gabinete

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2013 3:5

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    Rubrics have been widely recognized by writing teachers for its efficiency in facilitating grading and its potential to be instructive. However, its use and value in oral production assessments still remain to...

    Authors: Jonna Marie A Lim

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2013 3:4

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