Characterising Your Language Test
The first unit in the Aston University MSc in TESOL/TESP's Language Testing
module by Sue Wharton.
Self Assessment in Language Testing
An excellent short article by Christine Coombe that looks at the practical
difficulties of reliability and validity issues in self assessment.
Using Self-Assessment in the Classroom
Christine Coombe & Christine Canning detail 7 tried and tested methods
of self-assessment to use with your students in this short, practical
Types of Testing
A task based worksheet for you and your colleagues to discuss the myriad
of testing terminology.
Presentation archives from the Current Trends in English Language Testing
conference from two years ago including an excellent paper by Cyril Weir.
Presentation archives from the 6th Annual Conference on a site that allows
you to download the keynote speeches using Real Player.
The home page of the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate.
Computer Adaptive Testing
Details of the computer adaptive testing (CAT) research project at the
Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA), which aimed
to develop a cost-effective, accurate, and flexible means to assess students'
Published twice a year by the University of Lancaster, this is the official
newsletter of the International Language Testing Association.
in Language Testing
Glenn Fulcher's site on language testing - one of the most complete on
the subject available on the net.