The Companion to Language Assessment

Online ISBN: 9781118411360

DOI: 10.1002/9781118411360

About this Book

Offering the most complete and up-to-date coverage of the field today The Companion to Language Assessment explores 140 crucial topics covering assessment in a broad range of contexts.

• Examines the key issues for practitioners and scholars of language teaching and assessment, their impact on language learners, and specific approaches to assessment employed around the world

• Organized thematically, chapters explore the contexts where assessment occurs, including learners and their abilities; developmental tools and approaches to assessment; case studies of international issues; and quantitative, qualitative, and interdisciplinary approaches to evaluation

• Brings together an international team of scholars under the editorship of Antony John Kunnan, one of the leading lights in this field, combining the leading voices and cutting-edge research in a reference work spanning the fields of language teaching and learning, language policy and planning, testing and evaluation, and education