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EDUC 8575

Computer Assisted Assessment

EDUC 8575 is a two-unit course in the CALL specialization. In EDUC 8575, the focus is on added value of computer technology to the design, delivery, and use of language assessments and the work required to improve the quality of language assessments. The class will do this by: reading chapters and articles about computer assisted assessment in preparation for discussion in class trying out some test delivery and data management programs using one or more programs to adapt an existing assessment (perhaps your own test from the Language Assessment class) for computer-based delivery and use revising and improving your computer-based assessments collaboratively evaluating some existing computer-based language tests and assessments, and analyzing and discussing features of test quality in the context of computer-based assessment, focusing on advantages and limitations to teachers, students, and administrative staff.

NOTE: EDUC 8540 Language assessment is a pre-requisite or co-requisite for taking the course.

Language Education
Transltn, Interpret & Lang Edu
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