553.101 (19W) Researching Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: Research in Language Testing and Assessment

Wintersemester 2019/20

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Erster Termin der LV
08.10.2019 14:00 - 16:00 , N.0.45
Nächster Termin:
17.12.2019 14:00 - 16:00 , N.0.45

Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV Nummer Südostverbund
ENN02001UL
LV-Titel englisch
Researching Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: Research in Language Testing and Assessment
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
13 (20 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
08.10.2019
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

This practically oriented course is aimed at providing an insight into the complicated process of assessing writing performance. Within the course we will look at how writing tasks are set up, what are the common problems of assessing them, and which criteria can be identified as influencing judgments and ratings. In the later stages the more practical details of how to use learner corpora to assist in the assessment process. 

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to: 

- demonstrate knowledge of assessing writing performance;

 - demonstrate a practical competence in setting up and assessing writing; 

- demonstrate a better knowledge of the general theoretical problems behind assessing writing; and

- demonstrate a proficiency in using learner corpora.

Lehrmethodik

The classes will typically include lectures followed by mini discussions and practical assignments in class.

Inhalt/e

  • Introduction to assessing writing
  • Core problems of assessing writing
  • Grammatical description
  • Non-norm adequate features
  • Norm adequate features
  • Agreement in judgment
  • Creating a learner corpus
  •  Tagging a learner corpus
  •   Learner corpora and assessment

Literatur

Material in class.

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

Practical Task 1 30 pts. Practical Task 2 35 pts. Practical Task 3 (seminar paper) 35 pts. Total 100 pts.

Prüfungsinhalt/e

1. Practical Task 1: setting up a writing task; (must)

2. Practical Task 2: non-norm adequate features and assessment; and (must)

2. Practical Task 3 (seminar paper): reaserch project involving learner corpora. (must)


Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Master-Lehramtsstudium Master Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 507, Version: 19W.1)
    • Fach: Research in Foreign Language Teaching (Pflichtfach)
      • ENN.002 Researching Foreign Language Learning and Teaching ( 2.0h SE / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 553.101 Researching Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: Research in Language Testing and Assessment (2.0h SE / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 2., 3. Semester empfohlen

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