This course is designed to introduce participants to the theory and practice of foreign language assessment and testing. You will learn about the differences between assessment and testing, important concepts to consider when developing assessments and tests, as well as different kinds of assessments and tests. You will develop skills to assess EFL learners' performance in all four skill areas. You will also learn to develop test specifications, analyze and edit items and put together a final assessment instrument that is reliable, valid and useful.
Presentations, reading materials and discussions, along with other assignments, will help participants expand their knowledge of EFL assessment strategies.