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作者 Booth, Dawn Karen, author
書名 The sociocultural activity of high stakes standardised language testing : TOEIC washback in a South Korean context / by Dawn Karen Booth
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018
國際標準書號 9783319704463 (electronic bk.)
9783319704456 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-70446-3 doi
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說明 1 online resource (xv, 256 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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系列 English language education, 2213-6967 ; volume 12
English language education ; volume 12
附註 1.Introduction -- 2. South Korea -- 3. The TOEIC -- 4. Washback -- 5. Learning: A Social Perspective -- 6. Case Studies: Overview -- 7. Student Test Activity: Majors Other than English -- 8. Student Test Activity: English Majors -- 9. Washback Activity: At the Micro Level -- 10. Washback Activity: At the Micro Level -- 11. Expanding the Concept of Washback -- Appendices
This book explores the influence of high stakes standardised testing within the context of South Korea. South Korea is regarded as a shining example of success in educational achievement and, as this book reveals, pressurised standardised testing has been a major contributing factor to its success. This unique country provides an excellent setting from which to explore the powerful relationship that exists between testing and learning and can advance our understanding of which factors and test conditions will positively and negatively influence learning. This book follows the test activity of a group of Korean university students preparing for the TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) and posits a revised model of the influence of testing on learning. It calls for a more socially situated view of tests and test-takers considered in relation to the sociocultural, historical, political and economic contexts in which they are embedded
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主題 Education
Applied linguistics
Language policy
Language and education
Assessment
Education
Assessment, Testing and Evaluation
Language Education
Applied Linguistics
Language Policy and Planning
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