Connecting language testers and specialists in L2 pedagogy: issues in classroom-based assessment

Dawson-Smith, Mark (2018) Connecting language testers and specialists in L2 pedagogy: issues in classroom-based assessment. 40th Language Testing Research Colloquium, Auckland, New Zealand, 2-6 July, 2018. (Unpublished)

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John Read and Mark Dawson-Smith discuss how they worked with language teachers on defining the levels of the NZ Certificates in English Language NZCEL) programme offered by secondary and tertiary providers throughout the country. The presentation focuses on the difficulties that teachers face in being able to confidently assess their students’ achievements using both an international framework (the Common European Framework of Reference – CEFR) and local assessment protocols, which are evolving and dynamic.

Item Type:Paper presented at a conference, workshop, or other event which was not published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:NZCEL, CEFR, Language levels, language framework
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Languages
ID Code:6152
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Deposited On:12 Sep 2018 20:37
Last Modified:18 Dec 2018 04:36

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