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(TESOL 400) Second Language Testing and Research Methods

Theory and techniques of measurement and evaluation in second language learning. Includes the selection, evaluation, interpretation, and preparation of language tests as well as the development of the ability to carry out fundamental statistical processes. Also introduces the basic principles of research design and methodology in TESOL and linguistics.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite TESOL 310
Offered Fall
Programs -

Course Outcomes

By the end of the course, students can:

  • Articulate current understanding regarding the role of assessment in language instruction
  • Articulate the principles of effective assessment in language instruction
  • Perform basic statistical procedures for assessing exams
  • Identify appropriate statistical procedures for carrying out basic research