The Principles of Testing and Assessment

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38 minutes, 33 seconds

In this video, we will explore the principles of testing and assessment in an ESL setting. We will examine the complex relationship between teaching, assessment and testing within the classroom. We will then explore the 5 principles of testing and assessment, which include validity, reliability, authenticity, practicality and washback. Finally, we will take a look at the application of the 5 principles to various assessment scenarios.

Course Agenda:

1. The Relationship Between Teaching, Assessment, and Testing
2. The 5 Principles of Testing and Assessment
3. Applying the Principles