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Aspects of validity of a test of productive vocabulary: Lex30
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
This study investigates aspects of validity of an alternative measure of productive vocabulary. Lex30, developed by Meara and Fitzpatrick, is a word association task that claims to give an indication of productive vocabulary ...
Instruction and exposure: how do they contribute to second language acquisition?
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 1998)
Adults have access to two distinct approaches to develop their second language competence. These are instruction and exposure (Krashen 1982). Both approaches contribute to second language acquisition in their unique ways. ...
Predicting international students' academic success... may not always be enough: assessing Turkey's Foreign Study Scholarship Program
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2007)
In 1993, Turkey's Higher Education Council (YOK) launched a program to sponsor thousands of students for graduate study abroad, in the hopes of building up a base of highly qualified, foreign educated faculty for 24 newly ...
Toward an ethics of silence: Michael K
(Wayne State University Press, 2007)
EFL teachers’ identity (re)construction as teachers of intercultural competence: a language socialization approach
Adapting Norton’s (2000) notion of investment as an analytical lens along with thematic analysis, this longitudinal/narrative inquiry explores how 2 EFL teachers’ language socialization in the United States resulted in an ...
Searching the TESL‐L Logs
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2002)
How good is your test?
(Oxford University Press, 2009)
This article reports on a study of the validity and reliability of tests administered in an EFL university setting. The study addresses the question of how well face validity reflects more objective measures of the quality ...
The effect of L1 on the production of L2 formulaic expressions
(Turkish Association of Applied Linguistics, 2016)
This study explores whether formulaic expressions congruent to the ones in an individual's native language (L1) have an effect on the production those expressions and their respective contexts in that individual's second ...
Assessing changes in high school students' conceptual understanding through concept maps before and after the computer-based predict-observe-explain (CB-POE) tasks on acid-base chemistry at the secondary level
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-07-22)
Although concept maps have been used as alternative assessment methods in education, there has been an ongoing debate on how to evaluate students’ concept maps. This study discusses how to evaluate students’ concept maps ...
Exploring impact of absent students on scale properties of student ratings of instruction in Turkey
(Sciedu Press, 2019)
In the present study comparability or ranking of instructors based on student ratings were investigated under the effect of absenteeism. To this end, invariance of scale properties of student ratings was examined via ...