By H. Douglas Brown and Priyanvada Abeywickrama
provides a clear, comprehensive survey of the essential principles of assessing second language learning. The third edition has been revised to include research updates, a new section on the use of rubrics, a description of evaluation beyond letter grading and numerical scoring, and a reorganization of chapters.
- Fundamental principles for evaluating and designing classroom-based assessment procedures, including practical examples at multiple ability levels and skills.
- Systematic treatment of assessing all four language skills as well as assessing grammatical and vocabulary knowledge.
- Thorough description of standards-based testing, standardized testing, and rubrics-based assessment.