Language Assessment and Program Evaluation: Language Assessment and Programme Evaluation (Edinburgh Textbooks in Applied Linguistics)
Language Assessment and Program Evaluation: Language Assessment and Programme Evaluation (Edinburgh Textbooks in Applied Linguistics)
Brand: Edinburgh University Press

Language Assessment and Program Evaluation: Language Assessment and Programme Evaluation (Edinburgh Textbooks in Applied Linguistics)

  • Publish Date: 2003-04-24
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Brian K. Lynch

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This book explores key areas of modern society in which language is used to form power and social relations. These are presented in five sections:Language and the Media* Language and Organisations* Language and Gender* Language and Youth* Multilingualism, Identity and EthnicityThis volume examines the overlapping areas of evaluation and assessment, where 'evaluation' is defined as the systematic use of information to make decisions about language teaching programmes and 'assessment' as the systematic use of information to make decisions about individuals and their language ability. A variety of topics are covered, including paradigms and purposes, design techniques, quantitative and qualitative methods for collecting and analysing data, and ethical, social and political considerations in the conduct of evaluation and assessment.The book has two important goals: to underscore the relationships between the enterprises of evaluation and assessment, and to encourage the use of new paradigms in our a


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