Overview:Teacher Involvement in High-Stakes Language Testing - This book advocates that teachers should play an active role in high-stakes language testing and that more weight should be given to teacher judgement. This is likely to increase the formative potential of high-stakes tests and provide teachers with a sense of ownership. The implication is that the knowledge and skills they develop by being involved in these tests will feed into their own classroom practices. The book also considers the arguments against teacher involvement, e.g. the contention that teacher involvement might entrench the practice of teaching to the test, or that teachers should not be actively involved in high-stakes language testing because their judgement is insufficiently reliable. Using contributions from a wide range of international educational contexts, the book proposes that a lack of reliability in teacher judgement is best addressed by means of training and not by barring educators from participating in high-stakes language testing. It also argues that their involvement in testing helps teachers to bolster confidence in their own judgement and develop their assessment literacy. Moreover, teacher involvement empowers them to play a role in reforming high-stakes language testing so that it is more equitable and more likely to enhance classroom practices. High-stakes language tests that adopt such an inclusive approach facilitate more effective learning on the part of teachers, which ultimately benefits all their students.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603728920-9783319771755. It was written by the following authors: Daniel Xerri, Patricia Vella Briffa. Book Teacher Involvement in High-Stakes Language Testing, which can be read online, published by the company: Springer International Publishing AG. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Society, Language, Politics, Education, Reference. The book was published on 2018-05-17 00:00:00. It has 345 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 6682 g. File for download Teacher Involvement in High-Stakes Language Testing has PDF format and is called teacher-involvement-in-high-stakes-language-testing.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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