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LING71-109: Language Assessment

Description

This subject introduces you to language assessment and evaluation. You will learn principal concepts of language assessment including validity, reliability, authenticity and practicality. The subject examines various types of assessment, such as formal and informal, and summative and formative. You will explore various assessment types and techniques addressing specific language skills and learner factors. The subject will also give you an opportunity to apply principles of assessment and different evaluation models to developing effective language tests for various educational contexts. 

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeLING71-109
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering - On Campus]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering - Online]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering - On Campus]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering - Online]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $2,430
  • Commencing in 2022: $2,460

Learning outcomes

1. Identify, synthesise, interpret and communicate complex issues in language assessment.
2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems in language assessment.
3. Apply gained knowledge and skills in language assessment to new professional contexts, demonstrating expert judgement, adaptability, and responsibility as a language educator.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021