98年第2學期-4063 外語學習之評量及測驗 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 12人,已有10人選讀,尚餘名額2人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Portfolio assessment report 30 A portfolio of materials to assess junior high school students regarding a particular language skill
Paper-pencil test project 20 A project requiring the design, production, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of a paper-pencil test.
Performance assessment project 20 A project requiring the design, production, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of a performance test.
Assessment for learning project 20 A project requiring design and analysis of assessment activities that aim for learning.
Homework 10 Homework related to key concepts discussed in class.

授課教師

尤菊芳

教育目標

By the end of the course, students should have gained the following core skills: �understand and apply recommended principles of language assessment; �understand the wide variety of language assessment methods, especially their strengths and weaknesses, and choose appropriate assessments of language (e.g., 4 skills) for given purposes; �design, analyze, and interpret their own language assessments �interpret and critique language assessments produced by other entities (e.g., publishers, language testing organizations) �have an introductory understanding of recent developments in language assessment, such as critical language testing, assessment of social aspects of language, and computer-based testing.

課程概述

Assessment This course introduces students to key aspects of foreign language assessment, particularly those relevant for language teachers. Topics include principles of language assessment (especially validity), assessment design and analysis, and techniques for using assessments to improve language learning. Students will learn a variety of ways to assess students in a variety of language areas. The course consists primarily of lectures, group discussion, test construction and use assignments, and implementation of portfolio assessment.

課程資訊

參考書目

1. Brown, H. D. (2004). Language Assessment: Principles & Classroom Practices. White Plains, NY: Pearson.
2. McNamara, T. (2000). Language Testing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
3. O’Malley, J. M., & Valdez Pierce, L. (1996). Authentic Assessment for English Language Learners: Practical Approaches for Teachers. White Plains, NY: Addison-Wesley.
4. There will also be handouts from Dr. Yin