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Language Testing in Colombia: A Call for More Teacher Education and Teacher Training in Language Assessment

@article{Mendoza2009LanguageTI,
  title={Language Testing in Colombia: A Call for More Teacher Education and Teacher Training in Language Assessment},
  author={A. Mendoza and Ricardo Bernal Arandia},
  journal={Profile Issues in Teachers' Professional Development},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={55-70}
}
  • A. Mendoza, Ricardo Bernal Arandia
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Profile Issues in Teachers' Professional Development
  • Classroom assessment is an integral part of the language learning process and a powerful informed decision-making tool. Unfortunately, not many language teachers in Colombia are trained to make assessment decisions that will engage and motivate students and, as a result, enhance learning. In this article, we present the results of a study that examines teachers’ perceptions about language assessment and the way they use language assessments in their classroom. The findings suggest that there… CONTINUE READING
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