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  1. Teachers’ assessment literacy has recently captured the attention of scholars across various educational contexts. The literature has it that there is a gap between teachers’ assessment practices and national ...

    Authors: Tahereh Firoozi, Kioumars Razavipour and Alireza Ahmadi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:2
  2. This study reports on the development and validation of Language Assessment Knowledge Scale, LAKS, which aims to measure teachers’ language assessment knowledge. The initial development of the scale included a...

    Authors: Elçin Ölmezer-Öztürk and Belgin Aydin
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:20
  3. After publication of this article (Alavi et al. 2018), it is noticed the third author’s affiliation is incorrect.

    Authors: Sayyed Mohammad Alavi, Shiva Kaivanpanah and Ali Panahi Masjedlou
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:17

    The original article was published in Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:8

  4. This study aims to develop a low-stakes assessment tool to establish a classroom English language benchmark that Japanese teachers of English can use for their own professional development purposes. To start w...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Nakata, Osamu Ikeno, Yuzo Kimura, Naoyuki Naganuma and Stephen Andrews
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:15
  5. Assessment is an essential part of any learning process; however, it is often disliked by most students. A wealth of research is available on issues on assessment, such as washback effect and test anxiety, and...

    Authors: Vahid Nimehchisalem and Nur Izyan Syamimi Mat Hussin
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:11
  6. This study examined the relationships between students’ foreign language classroom anxiety and cognitive test anxiety and their College English Test Band 4 (CET-4) performance. A questionnaire was distributed ...

    Authors: Ying Zheng and Liying Cheng
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:13
  7. A critical issue in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) lies in the significance of the validity of IELTS listening comprehension test (hereafter IELTS LCM). However IELTS listening validity ...

    Authors: Sayyed Mohammad Alavi, Shiva Kaivanpanah and Ali Panahi Masjedlou
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:8

    The Correction to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:17

  8. Validity is a notable concept in language testing which has concerned many researchers and scholars in the field of language testing due to its importance in decision making process. Tests’ results always intr...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Esfandiari, Mohammad Javad Riasati, Helia Vaezian and Forough Rahimi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:7
  9. Teachers’ writing proficiency and writing assessment ability and their role in improving writing instruction in second language learning classrooms are issues that have not been investigated empirically and ri...

    Authors: Majid Nemati, Sayyed Mohammad Alavi, Hassan Mohebbi and Ali Panahi Masjedlou
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:21
  10. The English language school-based assessment (SBA) component of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination is innovative in that the assessment tasks involve assessing English oral langua...

    Authors: Zhengdong Gan, Emily Pey Tee Oon and Chris Davison
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:19
  11. This study examined the comparability of reading and writing tasks of two English language proficiency tests—the General English Proficiency Test-A (GEPT-A) developed by Language Training Center, Taipei and th...

    Authors: Antony John Kunnan and Nathan Carr
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:17
  12. The National Center Test is a test that high school graduates take in order to be matriculated into the majority of universities in Japan. Its English section (NCT), though, is scheduled to be replaced by comm...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Kamiya
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:15
  13. Dynamic assessments in general, and game-based assessment (GBA) specifically, compel us to rethink prevailing language testing conceptualizations of context. Context has traditionally been portrayed with a cog...

    Authors: Alexandra Lay, Elizabeth Patton and Micheline Chalhoub-Deville
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:16
  14. This small-scale needs analysis study examined content course faculty members’ perspectives on English language demands in their courses and their perceptions of the introduction of four-skill English language...

    Authors: Yasuyo Sawaki
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:13
  15. Having been influenced by the trend of internationalization of higher education, most universities in Taiwan have implemented an English benchmark requirement for graduation, which requires students to demonst...

    Authors: Jessica Wu and Matt Chia-Lung Lee
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:9
  16. As perfectly summarised by Ida Lawrence, “Testing is growing by leaps and bounds across the world. There is a realization that a nation’s well-being depends crucially on the educational achievement of its popu...

    Authors: Karim Sadeghi and Zainab Abolfazli Khonbi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:7
  17. Marking of essays is mainly carried out by human raters who bring in their own subjective and idiosyncratic evaluation criteria, which sometimes lead to discrepancy. This discrepancy may in turn raise issues l...

    Authors: Miguel Fernandez and Athar Munir Siddiqui
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:6
  18. The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) (Council of Europe 2001) has, over the past decade, come to be widely used as a reference tool for teaching, learning and assessment (Alderson 2002; North 2014...

    Authors: Wen Zhao, Boran Wang, David Coniam and Bingxue Xie
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:5
  19. Since the Japanese government has called for English to be taught through English (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 2003), there has been increasing interest in English language ...

    Authors: Yuzo Kimura, Yoshiyuki Nakata, Osamu Ikeno, Naoyuki Naganuma and Stephen Andrews
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:3

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