Dec 08, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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LING 000/3340 - Language Assessment (3 cr.)



Description
This is an introductory course in language testing which aims at providing students with tools needed to assess language proficiency. The first section of the course focuses on basic terminology in language testing, such as reliability, validity, and stages of test development. The second section addresses issues related to testing different language skills and features including assessment of reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, and vocabulary. The final part of the course deals with issues related to assessing young kids, alternative methods of assessment, using technology in language testing, and ethics in assessment. During the course, students will be given the opportunity to write and review test items



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