Involving self-, peer-, and teacher-assessment in a writing course: A cross comparison and reflection of students’ perceptions
The increasing demand for lifelong learners and reflective practitioners has re-conceptualized the connection between assessment and learning to the extent that alternative assessment methods (i.e., self-, peer and teacher-assessment, etc.) have emerged. However, their incorporation into various language skills might bring about certain consequences. Among them, the writing skill is often perceived as unique in its nature in terms of both teaching practices and assessment modalities. In a bid to exercise a Learner-Oriented Assessment (LOA) practice, the present study was designed to comparatively implement self-, peer-, and teacher-assessments in a writing course, and explore the experiences and perceptions of the learners towards the three assessment alternatives. Pertinent statistical analyses revealed significant differences among them such that higher proficiency level learners evaluated their writings more realistically, while lower proficiency level over estimated their abilities. Moreover, most of them had positive attitudes towards this novel assessment experience, holding that LOA could scaffold them in gaining a lot and arousing their awareness of their weaknesses and strengths.
supervisors play an undeniable role in training teachers, before starting their professional experience by preparing them, at the initial years of their teaching by checking their work within the proper framework, and later on during their teaching by assessing their progress. but surprisingly, exploring their attributes, professional demands, and qualifications has remained a neglected theme i...15 صفحه اول
a comparative study of the relationship between self-, peer-, and teacher-assessments in productive skills
تمایل به ارزیابی جایگزین و تعویض آن با آزمون سنتی مداد و کاغذ در سالهای اخیر افزایش یافته است. اکثر زبان آموزان در کلاس های زبان از نمره نهایی که استاد تعیین میکند ناراضی اند. این تحقیق جهت بررسی ارزیابی در کلاس های زبان انگلیسی به هدف رضایتمندی زبان آموزان از نمره هایشان انجام گرفته است که در آن نمرات ارائه شده توسط سه گروه ارزیاب (ارزیابی خود دانشجو، همسالان واستاد) در مهارت های تولید (تکل...15 صفحه اول
assessment of deep word knowledge in elementary and advanced iranian efl learners: a comparison of selective and productive wat tasks
testing plays a vital role in any language teaching program. it allows teachers and stakeholders, including program administrators, parents, admissions officers and prospective employers to be assured that the learners are progressing according to an accepted standard (douglas, 2010). the problems currently facing language testers have both practical and theoretical implications but the first i...
Self-, Peer-, and Teacher-Assessments in Writing Improvement: A Study of Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency
Alternative assessment approaches and, among them, self-assessment and peer-assessment are becoming increasingly important in educational contexts. Designed to compare self-assessment, peer-assessment, and teacher-assessment, this study included 90 EFL students from 3 intact classes divided into 3 groups: self-assessment, peer-assessment, and teacher-assessment. After taking the TOEFL Proficien...متن کامل
epistemic modality in english and persian academic writing: a cross-linguistic study of genre on the notion of transfer
چکیده حیطه ی نوشتار دانشگاهی اخیرا شاهد تغییرات عمده ای از غیرشخصی بودن (عینی بودن) به شخصی بودن بوده است. شخصی بودن متون دانشگاهی اهمیت استفاده از وجهیت معرفتی را برجسته می سازد چرا که? وجهیت معرفتی? بر اساس یکی از تعاریف ارائه شده از این مقوله? ارتباط تنگاتنگی با شخصی بودن داشته و به عنوان بیان نظر شخصی گوینده در مورد جز گزاره ای گفته در نظر گرفته میشود. بنابراین? با در نظر داشتن نقاط مشترک...15 صفحه اول
construction and validation of the translation teacher competency test and the scale of students’ perceptions of translation teachers
the major purpose of this study was to develop the translation teacher competency test (ttct) and examine its construct and predictive validity. the present study was conducted in two phases: a qualitative phase as well as a quantitative phase. in the first phase of the study, the author attempted to find out the major areas of competency required for an academic translation teacher. the second...
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دوره 5 شماره 1
صفحات 3- 26
تاریخ انتشار 2017-03-01
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