Proceedings of the 2018 2nd International Conference on Education Science and Economic Management (ICESEM 2018)

On Testing and Assessment of Oral English for English Majors: An Empirical Study

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Huijuan Xue
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Huijuan Xue
Available Online August 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icesem-18.2018.13How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Assessment and testing; Oral English online course; Formative and summative assessments; Washback effect
Abstract

This paper explores how to break the single teaching result evaluation, to balance and integrate formative and summative assessments and to measure and test learners’ oral English language proficiency against the background of MOOC, Micro-Class, Flipped Classroom and SPOC teaching modes. It takes “Oral English 3” as an illustration and finds that formative assessment improves teaching effects and learning outcomes. Characterized by monitoring students’ learning and providing ongoing feedback, such an assessment can help learners identify their strengths and weaknesses and target areas that need work, foster learning autonomy and promote academic success. It concludes that integrating formative and summative assessments can enhance students’ abilities to make PPT presentations and develop their competence in thinking, oral expression and communication in English, thus generating positive washback effects.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2018 2nd International Conference on Education Science and Economic Management (ICESEM 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-557-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icesem-18.2018.13How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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