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Innovations in Language Learning and Assessment at ETS


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Series Editors: John Norris, James E. Purpura, Steven John Ross, and Xiaoming Xi

The goal of the Innovations in Language Learning and Assessment at ETS series is to publish books that document the development and validation of language assessments and that explore broader innovations related to language teaching and learning. Compiled by leading researchers, then reviewed by the series editorial board, volumes in the series provide cutting-edge research and development related to language learning and assessment in a format that is easily accessible to language teachers and applied linguists as well as testing professionals and measurement specialists.

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Assessing Change in English Second Language Writing Performance

Assessing Change in English Second Language Writing Performance

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Khaled Barkaoui, Ali Hadidi
November 19, 2020

This book introduces a new framework for analyzing second-language (L2) learners’ written texts. The authors conducted a major study on changes and differences in English L2 learners’ writing performance to advance understanding of the nature of L2 writing development over time, in relation to L2 ...

Assessing English Language Proficiency in U.S. K–12 Schools

Assessing English Language Proficiency in U.S. K–12 Schools

1st Edition

Mikyung Kim Wolf
July 16, 2020

Assessing English Language Proficiency in U.S. K–12 Schools offers comprehensive background information about the generation of standards-based, English language proficiency (ELP) assessments used in U.S. K–12 school settings. The chapters in this book address a variety of key issues involved in ...

Automated Speaking Assessment Using Language Technologies to Score Spontaneous Speech

Automated Speaking Assessment Using Language Technologies to Score Spontaneous Speech

1st Edition

Klaus Zechner, Keelan Evanini
December 05, 2019

Automated Speaking Assessment: Using Language Technologies to Score Spontaneous Speech provides a thorough overview of state-of-the-art automated speech scoring technology as it is currently used at Educational Testing Service (ETS). Its main focus is related to the automated scoring of spontaneous...

English Language Proficiency Assessments for Young Learners

English Language Proficiency Assessments for Young Learners

1st Edition

Mikyung Kim Wolf, Yuko Goto Butler
May 16, 2017

English Language Proficiency Assessments for Young Learners provides both theoretical and empirical information about assessing the English language proficiency of young learners. Using large-scale standardized English language proficiency assessments developed for international or U.S. contexts as...

Second Language Educational Experiences for Adult Learners

Second Language Educational Experiences for Adult Learners

1st Edition

John M. Norris, John McE. Davis, Veronika Timpe-Laughlin
May 03, 2017

Second Language Educational Experiences for Adult Learners provides an up-to-date review of the theory and practice of adult second language education. The primary objective is to introduce core ideas that should inform the design, development, and delivery of language learning experiences that ...

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