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Language Assessment in Program Evaluation

  1. Larry Davis

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0604

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Davis, L. 2012. Language Assessment in Program Evaluation. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Program evaluation techniques are of increasing interest to language programs hoping to address pressures stemming from the current climate of accountability, and also contribute to a variety of other important purposes such as demonstrating program worth or satisfying the mandates of accrediting bodies.


  • assessment methods in applied linguistics;
  • methods;
  • assessment;
  • evaluation