Kitakyushu JALT:

Testing times: Ensuring success

Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2011 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Michael Philips

Description:
This multifaceted presentation will begin with a brief theoretical review of the major types and functions of language assessments, as well as fundamental criteria and desirable properties of good tests. Practical advice regarding easy mistakes and critical things to avoid in constructing, mediating, and applying test items will also be given. It will detour into the interesting field of automated scoring of speaking and writing tests (both English and Japanese) and examine the latest trends.

Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Kitakyushu JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen

Venue: International Conference Center, 3F, Kokura

Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

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