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New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

Series Editor: Antony John Kunnan, James E Purpura

Headed by two of its leading scholars, this exciting new series captures the burgeoning field of language assessment by offering comprehensive and state-of-the-art coverage of its contemporary questions, pressing issues, and technical advances. It is the only active series of its kind on the market, and includes volumes on basic and advanced topics in language assessment, public policy and language assessment, and the interfaces of language assessment with other disciplines in applied linguistics. Each text presents key theoretical approaches and research findings, along with concrete practical implications and suggestions for readers conducting their own research or developmental studies. A companion website to the series houses such features and tools as book chapter outlines and summaries, sample testing materials, test performance data, activity sheets, quizzes, annotated bibliographies, web links to relevant institutions, and much more.

New and Published Books

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  1. Talking About Language Assessment: The LAQ Interviews

    Edited by Antony John Kunnan

    Series: New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

    Talking About Language Assessment is the first book to take an interview-based approach to the history of language assessment. This collection consists of interviews originally featured in Language Assessment Quarterly with renowned language assessment experts. Contextualized with commentary by the...

    Published December 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language

    By J. Charles Alderson, Eeva-Leena Haapakangas, Ari Huhta, Lea Nieminen, Riikka Ullakonoja

    Series: New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

    The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language explores the implications of language assessment research on classroom-based assessment practices by providing an in-depth look at the little-examined field of diagnosis in second and foreign language reading. This volume examines the...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

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