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  1. The research reported here suggests that raters, when involved in writing assessment, are more concerned with their own criteria to set a basis for their judgment rather than the standards provided by scale de...

    Authors: Masoumeh Ahmadi Shirazi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2012 2:123
  2. Designed to assess college students' English ability, the College English Test (CET) is regarded as the most influential English test in China. This study investigates students' perceptions of the impact of th...

    Authors: Hongli Li, Qi Zhong and Hoi K Suen
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2012 2:77
  3. The present study, which was probably the first of its kind in Iran, aimed at investigating the attitudes of Iranian iBT candidates towards the iBT test. It especially addressed the role of gender in the attit...

    Authors: Kamal Heidari Soureshjani, Parisa Riahipour and Arezoo Safikhani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2012 2:18

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2013 3:17

  4. 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 wit...

    Authors: Parvane Azadi Noubandegani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2012 2:73
  5. The current study aims at investigating the impact of Audio/Voice conferencing, as a new approach to teaching speaking, on the speaking performance and/or speaking band score of IELTS candidates. Experimental ...

    Authors: Hamed Ghaemi and Hossein Khodabakhshzadeh
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2012 2:72
  6. Standardized testing is ubiquitous in Japan. Inexpensive and easily mass distributed, their use has been encouraged at every level of the education system. Over the past thirty years, external testing agencies...

    Authors: Edward Sarich
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2012 2:26
  7. This study sought to explore the perspectives of learners involved in the IELTS Academic Writing Module courses. In particular, the study explored learner perspectives of motivation, test-taking anxiety, test-...

    Authors: Masoomeh Estaji and Zia Tajeddin
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2012 2:5
  8. This paper aims to analyse the fit between the "use" and "usefulness" of the EIKEN Grade 1 test as a valid and reliable instrument to measure second language proficiency. The recent re-positioning of the EIKEN...

    Authors: Gabrielle Piggin
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:144
  9. Among sundry factors influencing an individual score "Environmental factors" and "Test rubric" play significant roles. The present article attempted to investigate the influence of "time of administration" and...

    Authors: Kamal Heidari Soureshjani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:100
  10. This study aims to investigate the applicability of C-test in vocabulary assessment. Doing so four C-tests, two different in terms of their lexical richness (measured through P_Lex) and the other two different...

    Authors: NEDA KARIMI
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:7
  11. Among several factors affecting the performance of testees on a test is the sequence of the test items. The present study served as an attempt to shed light on the effect of test item sequence on Iranian EFL l...

    Authors: Kamal Heidari Soureshjani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:46
  12. This essay describes the various problems China faces on account of its exam-centric education system and pedagogy. Along with interviews and focus groups, this study draws on survey responses from 43 Chinese ...

    Authors: Robert Kirkpatrick and Yuebing Zang
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:36

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2014 4:2

  13. This study is an assessment procedure which focuses on the learners' reflection administered as an alternative assessment strategy at a Teaching Language Course, Azad University, Tehran South Branch at graduat...

    Authors: Mehdi Mahdavinia, Badri Modarres Tabatabaei and Ali Rahimi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:7
  14. This paper reports and discusses how the IELTS test has brought its impact to Assumption College Thonburi English Program (ACTEP)'s exit testing, English courses offered and foreign teachers' teaching. Two dif...

    Authors: suchada Sanonguthai
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:33
  15. Language testing is not limited to assessing the performance of ordinary learners. It is also needed in other field such as assessing the ability of children with disabilities, those who have language disorder...

    Authors: Hamed Ghaemi and Hamide Ghaemi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:7
  16. The paper presents weak points and certain strong washback effects from Thai university entrance examinations supporting hints to overcome some shortcomings from writing assessment and encourages the practices...

    Authors: Amporn Jianrattanapong
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2011 1:50

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