Singapore University of Social Sciences

Testing and Assessment in Language Teaching

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: Malay

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Linguistics and Languages

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

This course focuses on exposing students to best practices in language testing. All four key skills in language proficiency will be dealt with in this course as students would need to be competent at testing these skills. This would be a hands-on course where students will be expected to produce test items for discussion.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Issues of Validity
  • Issues of Reliability
  • Langauge Testing in a Malay Language Classroom
  • Production of test items
  • Production of Malay test items

Learning Outcome

  • Illustrate the concepts of assessments in the classroom
  • Demonstrate the importance of assessment items in learning
  • Formulate different assessment items
  • Appraise different assessment items for their suitability
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