Blended Language Program Evaluation

Blended Language Program Evaluation

To illustrate the utility, flexibility, and application of the framework for evaluating blended language programs, the book presents four case studies conducted in diverse international contexts.

Author: Paul Gruba

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137514370

Category: Education

Page: 248

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Advocating an argument-based approach, Blended Language Program Evaluation presents a framework for planning, conducting, and appraising evaluation of blended language learning across three institutional levels, and demonstrates its utility and application in four case studies carried out in diverse international contexts.
Categories: Education

Toward Useful Program Evaluation in College Foreign Language Education

Toward Useful Program Evaluation in College Foreign Language Education

In the 1980s and early 1990s, language program evaluations began to undergo important changes, though they largely adopted a short-term approach wherein external experts reviewed programs and handed down funding decisions and/or ...

Author: John Marvin Norris

Publisher: Natl Foreign Lg Resource Ctr

ISBN: 9780980045932

Category: Education

Page: 248

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This volume reports on innovative, useful evaluation work conducted within U.S. college foreign language programs. Each case is reported by program-internal educators, who walk readers through critical steps, from identifying evaluation uses, users, and questions, to designing methods, interpreting findings, and taking actions.
Categories: Education

Program Evaluation in Language Education

Program Evaluation in Language Education

The notion of baseline assessment has proved especially important in ELT program evaluations for two reasons: first, ... Thus, language program evaluation has developed with and from the experience of educational evaluation generally.

Author: R. Kiely

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230511224

Category: Education

Page: 311

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The authors describe evaluation as a way of understanding and developing language programs: the thematic and background section sets out the decision-making, quality management, and learning functions of evaluation. Case studies illustrate the diversity of evaluation contexts, functions and approaches, documenting the ways in which evaluation processes and outcomes inform and facilitate program development, and contribute to explaining how language and teacher education programs constitute opportunities for learning. The ways in which evaluation practice can be researched and developed to maximize policy, institutional and program effectiveness is included, and a comprehensive set of resources for those commissioning, undertaking or researching language program evaluations concludes the text.
Categories: Education

Language Program Evaluation

Language Program Evaluation

Combines qualitative and quantitative approaches to second language program evaluation.

Author: Brian K. Lynch

Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH

ISBN: 3125332141

Category: Language and languages

Page: 212

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Combines qualitative and quantitative approaches to second language program evaluation.
Categories: Language and languages

A Guide to Useful Evaluation of Language Programs

A Guide to Useful Evaluation of Language Programs

His research interests are in language assessment, pedagogy, and useful implementation of educational evaluation in language programs. Todd H. McKay is a PhD candidate and research assistant for the Assessment and Evaluation Language ...

Author: John McE. Davis

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 9781626165779

Category: Language and languages

Page: 131

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An introduction to useful and used evaluation in language education / John McE. Davis -- Best practices for language program evaluation success / John McE. Davis -- Planning for useful evaluation : users, uses, questions / Todd H. Mckay, John McE. Davis -- Identifying indicators for evaluation data collection / Francesca Venezia -- Selecting methods and collecting data for evaluation / Todd H. McKay, John McE. Davis -- Conducting focus groups for evaluation / Lara Bryfonski -- Conducting evaluation interviews / Jorge Méndez Seijas, Janire Zalbidea, Cristi Vallejos -- Using questionnaires effectively for evaluation / Amy Kim, John McE. Davis -- Analyzing and interpreting evaluation data / John McE. Davis -- Key points to remember for useful evaluation / John McE. Davis -- Example evaluation plan / Todd H. McKay -- Appendix A: Example interview protocol
Categories: Language and languages

Program Evaluation in Language Education

Program Evaluation in Language Education

The ways in which evaluation practice can be researched and developed to maximize policy, institutional and program effectiveness is included, and a comprehensive set of resources for those commissioning, undertaking or researching language ...

Author: R. Kiely

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 1403945713

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 311

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The authors describe evaluation as a way of understanding and developing language programs: the thematic and background section sets out the decision-making, quality management, and learning functions of evaluation. Case studies illustrate the diversity of evaluation contexts, functions and approaches, documenting the ways in which evaluation processes and outcomes inform and facilitate program development, and contribute to explaining how language and teacher education programs constitute opportunities for learning. The ways in which evaluation practice can be researched and developed to maximize policy, institutional and program effectiveness is included, and a comprehensive set of resources for those commissioning, undertaking or researching language program evaluations concludes the text.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Evaluating Foreign Language Programs

Evaluating Foreign Language Programs

or language program directors seeking to better understand the content and context of their programs or courses . The editor and the authors of this volume have researched the extensive program evaluation literature in the preparation ...

Author: Diane W. Birckbichler

Publisher: Foreign Language Publications & Services

ISBN: MINN:31951D02925141T

Category: Language and languages

Page: 128

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This volume is designed as a practical handbook that provides guidelines for teams of evaluators investigating a department or language program or individual teachers or language program directors seeking to better understand the content and context of their programs or courses. Although the volume focuses on postsecondary foreign language programs, readers who teach at the secondary levels will be able to easily adapt the guidelines and procedures to their own contexts. The book is divided into three parts: (1) Framing the Evaluation; (2) Asking the Right Questions; and (3) Reporting for Change.
Categories: Language and languages

Language Teaching Testing and Technology

Language Teaching  Testing  and Technology

Becher, A., M. Eraut, J. Barton, A. Canning, and J. Knight. 1980. Accountability in the middle years of schooling. University of Sussex. (Quoted in Holt 1981.) Beretta, Alan. 1986. Program-fair language teaching evaluation.

Author: James E. Alatis

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 9780878401246

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 420

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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Evaluating Workplace English Language Program Success

Evaluating Workplace English Language Program Success

ABSTRACT EVALUATING WORKPLACE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM SUCCESS : QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENTS By Kristin Joy Ekkens Research on workplace English programs suggests that program evaluation is essential to program success .

Author: Kristin Joy Ekkens

Publisher:

ISBN: MSU:31293029561507

Category: Educational evaluation

Page: 210

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Categories: Educational evaluation

Resources in Education

Resources in Education

Descriptors - Educational Assessment , Educational Needs , * Language Teachers , Needs Assessment , Objectives , * Program Administration , Program Design , * Program Evaluation , Program Implementation , Public Agencies , Recordkeeping ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:30000010540148

Category: Education

Page: 312

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Categories: Education