Assessment Issues

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    The Classroom Assessment for Language Teaching group invites you to our 2018 Regional Conferences. Please ...

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    Dear all, My name is Yaser Khajavi and I am assistant to Dr. Alireza Ahmadi, president of TELLSI 2018 ...

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    Invitation to Participate in the TKPRE – HE & ESOL Survey: A study of Higher Ed. Educators' Characteristics ...

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    Great resource! Thank you, Anisoara ------------------------------ Anisoara Pop University of Medicine ...

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    "Spotlight on Classroom Assessment" poster  helps  to focus on classroom assessment, purposes and benefits, ...


Assessment affects every aspect of instruction and educational practice. The Assessment Issues Professional Learning Network (PLN) provides a platform for discussion on such aspects of assessment as traditional vs. alternative, standards-based, standardized, high-stakes, etc. In line with the TESOL International Association’s goals and strategic planning, the Assessment Issues PLN strives to increase TESOL members’ knowledge, tools, and resources to enhance their expertise and practice in testing practices and expand TESOL's capacity for members’ professional learning opportunities. Dissemination opportunities through the Assessment Issues PLN will increase access to research in assessment theory and practice, both in hosting researchers and practitioners in conference presentations and in encouraging publications with assessment issues as their focus. The Assessment Issues PLN has as its ethical core the promotion of integrity in assessment guided by best practices in fairness and transparency, seeking to improve current testing praxis to provide academic access to the core curriculum and protection for individual English learners’ language rights.


Leader: Lynne T. Diaz-Rico
Online Discussion Facilitator and Moderator: Lynne T. Diaz-Rico

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