E-portfolios in EFL writing: Benefits and challenges

Ying-Hsueh Cheng - While the benefits of portfolio assessment are well documented in second language (L2) writing literature, educators still…

The processes of rating L2 speaking performance using an analytic rating scale – A qualitative exploration

Thuy Thai, Susan Sheehan - In language performance tests, raters are important as their scoring decisions determine which aspects of…

Role of expert judgement in language test validation

David Coniam , Tony Lee , Michael Milanovic , Nigel Pike , Wen Zhao - The calibration of test materials…

Image-text relations and interjections in animated language-learning materials

Shin-ying Huang - This study examined image-text relations in English-as-a-foreign-language textbooks focusing on moving-image animations that accompany verbal dialogues.