Classroom Assessment for Language Teachers

This course will familiarize you with classroom language assessment concepts and help you to distinguish between assessment and testing. You will explore different assessment methods that can be applied in the classroom to assess language skills, including grammar, vocabulary, reading, listening, speaking, and writing.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of the difference between the concepts of assessment and testing
  • The ability to design measurable learning objectives and goals
  • The skills to develop valid and reliable assessment tasks to measure intended learning outcomes
  • The ability to apply alternative assessment methods in the language classroom
  • The knowledge to conduct preliminary item analysis to assist in future instruction and test design

Ideal for

  • Anyone seeking to teach, or currently teaching, English to speakers of other languages
  • Teachers who would like to hone their assessment skills
  • Those completing the Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.