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Advancing the Field of Language Assessment

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Advancing the Field of Language Assessment

Advancing the Field of Language Assessment
Papers from TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grantees


MaryAnn Christison

English Type

International English







Date Published

December 2016

Product description

This volume brings together research papers on the development and application of English language teaching and learning strategies on English language assessment. The papers are all written by recipients of The International Research Foundation for English language teaching (TIRF) Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDGs). TIRF is a nonprofit organisation whose mission is to generate new knowledge about English language teaching and learning, applying research findings to practical language problems by working collaboratively with teachers, researchers, authors, publishers, philanthropic foundations, government agencies, and major companies.

Key features

  • Focuses on the applied nature of language research in language assessment.
  • Reviews implications of research study findings from TIRF and makes accessible the complex interface of research and practice.
  • Presents a variety of different research methodologies for investigating aspects language tests.

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