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Title:A *Validity Narrative: Effects of Reading Skills Diagnosis on Teaching and Learning in the Context of NG TOEFL
Author(s):Jang, Eunice Eunhee
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Davidson, Fred
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Tests and Measurements
Abstract:Skills diagnostic assessment has great potential to provide pedagogically useful information for teachers and students. However, the potential of skills diagnosis is subject to the extent to which a set of skills can be sufficiently specified and further to the degree to which it is integrated into curriculum. A more meaningful diagnostic assessment practice can be achieved when it is designed for the diagnostic purpose in the first place. Care needs to be taken to ensure that skills diagnostic assessment does not have negative effects on teaching and learning, such as narrowing the curriculum and teaching to test, especially in high-stake testing serving accountability system.
Issue Date:2005
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:268 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/79837
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3182288
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2005


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