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Yıl 2021, Cilt 8, Sayı 3, 13 - 22, 03.09.2021
https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.932721

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  • Baker, B. A., Tsushima, R., & Wang, S. (2014). Investigating language assessment literacy: Collaboration between assessment specialists and Canadian university admissions officers. Language Learning in Higher Education, 4 (1), 137-157. https://doi.org/10.1515/cercles-2014-0009.
  • Baker, B. A., & Riches, C. (2017). The development of EFL examinations in Haiti: Collaboration and language assessment literacy development. Language Testing, https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532217716732
  • Berry, V., Sheehan, S., & Munro, S. (2019). What does language assessment literacy mean to teachers? ELT Journal, 73 (2), 113-123. https://doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccy055
  • Chappuis, J., Stiggins, R., Chappuis, S., & Arter, J. (2012). Classroom assessment for student learning: Doing it right-Using it well (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Chappuis, J., & Stiggins, R. (2016). An Introduction to Student-Involved Assessment for Learning (7th Ed.). Pearson Education.
  • Cheng, L., & Wang, X. (2007). Grading, feedback, and reporting in ESL / EFL classrooms. Language Assessment Quarterly, 4 (1), 85-107. https://doi.org/10.1080/15434300701348409
  • Coombe, C., Vafadar, H., & Mohebbi, H. (2020). Language assessment literacy: What do we need to learn, unlearn, and relearn? Language Testing in Asia, 10(3), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40468-020-00101-6
  • Corbin, J., & Strauss, A. (2015). Basics of qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Davies, A. (2008). Textbook trends in teaching language testing. Language Testing, 25, 327–348. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532208090156
  • Davidheiser, S. A. (2013). Identifying areas for high school teacher development: A study of assessment literacy in the Central Bucks School District (Unpublished PhD Dissertation). Drexel University, United States.
  • DeLuca, C., & Klinger, A. D. (2010). Assessment literacy development: identifying gaps in teacher candidates’ learning. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 17(4), 419-438, https://doi.org/ 10.1080/0969594X.2010.516643
  • DeLuca, C., Valiquette, A., Coombs, A., LaPointe-McEwan, D., & Luhanga, U. (2018). Teachers’ approaches to classroom assessment: A large-scale survey. Assessment in education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 25 (4), 355-375. https://doi.org/10. 1080/ 0969594X. 2016.1244514.
  • Fulcher, G. (2012). Assessment literacy for the language classroom. Language Assessment Quarterly, 9 (2), 113- 132. https://doi.org/10.1080/15434303.2011.642041.
  • Hatipoğlu, Ç. (2015). English language testing and evaluation (ELTE) training in Turkey: Expectations and needs of pre-service English language teachers. ELT Research Journal, 4 (2), 111-128.
  • Inbar-Lourie, O. (2008). Constructing a language assessment knowledge base: A focus on language assessment courses. Language Testing, 25 (3), 385-402. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532208090158
  • Inbar-Lourie, O. (2017). Language assessment literacy. In E. Shohamy, I. G. Or, S. May (Eds), Language Testing and Assessment (pp. 1-14). Springer International Publishing.
  • Lam, R. (2015). Language assessment training in Hong Kong: Implications for language assessment literacy. Language Testing, 32 (2), 169-197. DOI: 10.1177/0265532214554321
  • Lee, I. (2017). Classroom writing assessment and feedback in L2 school contexts. Singapore: Springer.
  • Lincoln, Y. S., & Guba, E. G. (1985). Naturalistic Inquiry. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Malone, M. E. (2013). The essentials of assessment literacy: Contrasts between testers and users. Language Testing, 30 (3), 329-344. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532213480129.
  • Mede, E., & Atay, D. (2017). English Language Teachers’ assessment literacy: The Turkish context. Dil Dergisi, 168 (1), 1-5.
  • Mertler, C. A. (2003). Secondary teachers’ assessment literacy: Does classroom experience make a difference?. American Secondary Education, 33 (1), 49-64.
  • Mertler, C. A. (2009). Teachers’ assessment knowledge and the perceptions of the impact of classroom assessment professional development. Improving Schools, 12 (2), 101-113 https://doi.org/ 10.1177/1365480209105575
  • Miles, M. B., Huberman, A. M., & Saldana, J. (2020). Qualitative data analysis: A method sourcebook (4th Ed.). Sage Publications.
  • O’Loughlin, K. (2013). Developing the assessment literacy of university proficiency test users. Language Testing, 30 (3), 363-380. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532213480336.
  • Ölmezer-Öztürk, E., & Aydın, B. (2019). Investigating language assessment knowledge of EFL teachers. Hacettepe University Journal of Education, 34 (3), 602-620. https://doi.org/10.16986/HUJE.2018043465.
  • Öz, S., & Atay, D. (2017). Turkish EFL instructors’ in-class language assessment literacy: Perceptions and practices. ELT Research Journal, 6 (1), 25-44.
  • Patton, M. Q. (2002). Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.
  • Popham, W. J. (2004). All about accountability / Why assessment illiteracy is professional suicide. Educational Leadership, 62 (1), 82-83.
  • Popham, W. J. (2009). Assessment literacy for teachers: Faddish or fundamental? Theory Into Practice, 48, 4-11.
  • Russell, M. K., & Airasian, P. W. (2012). Classroom assessment: Concepts and applications. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
  • Scarino, A. (2013). Language assessment literacy as self-awareness: Understanding the role of interpretation in assessment and in teacher learning. Language Testing, 30 (3), 309-327. https://doi.org/10.1177/ 0265532213480128.
  • Sellan, R. (2017). Developing assessment literacy in Singapore: How teachers broaden English language learning by expanding assessment constructs. Papers in Language Testing and Assessment, 6 (1), 64-87. Shermis, M. D., & Di Vesta, F. J. (2011). Classroom assessment in action. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Stiggins, R. J. (1991). Assessment literacy. Phi Delta Kappan, 72, 534-539.
  • Stiggins, R. J. (1999). Evaluating classroom assessment training in teacher education programs. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 18 (1), 23-27.
  • Stiggins, R. J. (2007). Conquering the formative assessment frontier. In J. H. McMillan (Ed.). Formative classroom assessment: Theory into Practice (pp. 8-28). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
  • Stoynoff, S., & Coombe, C. (2012). Professional development in language assessment. In C. Coombe, P. Davidson, B. O’Sullivan, & S. Stoynoff. (Eds.). The Cambridge guide to second language assessment. (pp. 122-130). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Şahin, S. (2019). An analysis of English Language Testing and Evaluation Course in English Language Teacher Education Programs in Turkey: Developing language assessment literacy of pre-service EFL teachers. (Unpublished PhD Dissertation). Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Tao, N. (2014). Development and validation of classroom assessment literacy scales: English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers in a Cambodian Higher Education Setting. (Unpublished PhD Dissertation). Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Taylor, L. (2009). Developing assessment literacy. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 29, 21–36. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0267190509090035
  • Tsagari, D., & Vogt, K. (2017). Assessment literacy of foreign language teachers around Europe: Research, challenges and future prospects. Papers in Language Testing and Assessment, 6 (1), 41-64.
  • Vogt, K., & Tsagari, D. (2014). Assessment literacy of foreign language teachers: Findings of a European study. Language Assessment Quarterly, 11 (4), 374- 402. https://doi.org/10.1080/15434303.2014.960046.
  • Volante, L., & Fazio, X. (2007). Exploring teacher candidates’ assessment literacy: Implications for teacher education reform and professional development. Canadian Journal of Education, 30 (3), 749-770. https://doi.org/10.2307/20466661.
  • William, D. (2011). What is assessment for learning? Studies in Educational Evaluation, 37 (1), 3-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stueduc.2011.03.001
  • Xu, Y., & Brown, G. T. L. (2017). University English teacher assessment literacy: A survey-test report from China. Papers in Language Testing and Assessment, 6 (1), 133-158.

Developing Language Assessment Literacy of EFL Pre-service Teachers through Classroom Assessment Course

Yıl 2021, Cilt 8, Sayı 3, 13 - 22, 03.09.2021
https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.932721

Öz

The study reports on how Classroom Assessment Course changed the perspectives of EFL pre-service teachers related with language assessment and contributed to their language assessment literacy development. The participants included 48 junior students in an English language teacher education program of a state university in Turkey. All the participants enrolled in a course named Classroom Assessment and the data were collected through reflection reports and a focus group interview within the scope of this course that was conducted in a 14-week period. The coding phase of the data analysis was carried out through in-vivo coding and the codes were combined under more general themes to be presented. The findings revealed that the participants’ perspectives in language assessment significantly changed at the end of Classroom Assessment Course. While their initial thoughts included some negative connotations regarding assessment itself, its purpose and the role of teachers in language assessment, they turned to be just the opposite towards the end of the semester. Moreover, the participants also expressed that they started to feel themselves more competent in language assessment as prospective teachers and got more enthusiastic to study on this topic in the future. Demonstrating the contribution of Classroom Assessment Course to language assessment literacy development of pre-service teachers, the study offers some policy and research suggestions to improve assessment literacy of EFL teachers in similar contexts.

Kaynakça

  • Baker, B. A., Tsushima, R., & Wang, S. (2014). Investigating language assessment literacy: Collaboration between assessment specialists and Canadian university admissions officers. Language Learning in Higher Education, 4 (1), 137-157. https://doi.org/10.1515/cercles-2014-0009.
  • Baker, B. A., & Riches, C. (2017). The development of EFL examinations in Haiti: Collaboration and language assessment literacy development. Language Testing, https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532217716732
  • Berry, V., Sheehan, S., & Munro, S. (2019). What does language assessment literacy mean to teachers? ELT Journal, 73 (2), 113-123. https://doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccy055
  • Chappuis, J., Stiggins, R., Chappuis, S., & Arter, J. (2012). Classroom assessment for student learning: Doing it right-Using it well (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Chappuis, J., & Stiggins, R. (2016). An Introduction to Student-Involved Assessment for Learning (7th Ed.). Pearson Education.
  • Cheng, L., & Wang, X. (2007). Grading, feedback, and reporting in ESL / EFL classrooms. Language Assessment Quarterly, 4 (1), 85-107. https://doi.org/10.1080/15434300701348409
  • Coombe, C., Vafadar, H., & Mohebbi, H. (2020). Language assessment literacy: What do we need to learn, unlearn, and relearn? Language Testing in Asia, 10(3), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40468-020-00101-6
  • Corbin, J., & Strauss, A. (2015). Basics of qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Davies, A. (2008). Textbook trends in teaching language testing. Language Testing, 25, 327–348. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532208090156
  • Davidheiser, S. A. (2013). Identifying areas for high school teacher development: A study of assessment literacy in the Central Bucks School District (Unpublished PhD Dissertation). Drexel University, United States.
  • DeLuca, C., & Klinger, A. D. (2010). Assessment literacy development: identifying gaps in teacher candidates’ learning. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 17(4), 419-438, https://doi.org/ 10.1080/0969594X.2010.516643
  • DeLuca, C., Valiquette, A., Coombs, A., LaPointe-McEwan, D., & Luhanga, U. (2018). Teachers’ approaches to classroom assessment: A large-scale survey. Assessment in education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 25 (4), 355-375. https://doi.org/10. 1080/ 0969594X. 2016.1244514.
  • Fulcher, G. (2012). Assessment literacy for the language classroom. Language Assessment Quarterly, 9 (2), 113- 132. https://doi.org/10.1080/15434303.2011.642041.
  • Hatipoğlu, Ç. (2015). English language testing and evaluation (ELTE) training in Turkey: Expectations and needs of pre-service English language teachers. ELT Research Journal, 4 (2), 111-128.
  • Inbar-Lourie, O. (2008). Constructing a language assessment knowledge base: A focus on language assessment courses. Language Testing, 25 (3), 385-402. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532208090158
  • Inbar-Lourie, O. (2017). Language assessment literacy. In E. Shohamy, I. G. Or, S. May (Eds), Language Testing and Assessment (pp. 1-14). Springer International Publishing.
  • Lam, R. (2015). Language assessment training in Hong Kong: Implications for language assessment literacy. Language Testing, 32 (2), 169-197. DOI: 10.1177/0265532214554321
  • Lee, I. (2017). Classroom writing assessment and feedback in L2 school contexts. Singapore: Springer.
  • Lincoln, Y. S., & Guba, E. G. (1985). Naturalistic Inquiry. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Malone, M. E. (2013). The essentials of assessment literacy: Contrasts between testers and users. Language Testing, 30 (3), 329-344. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532213480129.
  • Mede, E., & Atay, D. (2017). English Language Teachers’ assessment literacy: The Turkish context. Dil Dergisi, 168 (1), 1-5.
  • Mertler, C. A. (2003). Secondary teachers’ assessment literacy: Does classroom experience make a difference?. American Secondary Education, 33 (1), 49-64.
  • Mertler, C. A. (2009). Teachers’ assessment knowledge and the perceptions of the impact of classroom assessment professional development. Improving Schools, 12 (2), 101-113 https://doi.org/ 10.1177/1365480209105575
  • Miles, M. B., Huberman, A. M., & Saldana, J. (2020). Qualitative data analysis: A method sourcebook (4th Ed.). Sage Publications.
  • O’Loughlin, K. (2013). Developing the assessment literacy of university proficiency test users. Language Testing, 30 (3), 363-380. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532213480336.
  • Ölmezer-Öztürk, E., & Aydın, B. (2019). Investigating language assessment knowledge of EFL teachers. Hacettepe University Journal of Education, 34 (3), 602-620. https://doi.org/10.16986/HUJE.2018043465.
  • Öz, S., & Atay, D. (2017). Turkish EFL instructors’ in-class language assessment literacy: Perceptions and practices. ELT Research Journal, 6 (1), 25-44.
  • Patton, M. Q. (2002). Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.
  • Popham, W. J. (2004). All about accountability / Why assessment illiteracy is professional suicide. Educational Leadership, 62 (1), 82-83.
  • Popham, W. J. (2009). Assessment literacy for teachers: Faddish or fundamental? Theory Into Practice, 48, 4-11.
  • Russell, M. K., & Airasian, P. W. (2012). Classroom assessment: Concepts and applications. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
  • Scarino, A. (2013). Language assessment literacy as self-awareness: Understanding the role of interpretation in assessment and in teacher learning. Language Testing, 30 (3), 309-327. https://doi.org/10.1177/ 0265532213480128.
  • Sellan, R. (2017). Developing assessment literacy in Singapore: How teachers broaden English language learning by expanding assessment constructs. Papers in Language Testing and Assessment, 6 (1), 64-87. Shermis, M. D., & Di Vesta, F. J. (2011). Classroom assessment in action. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Stiggins, R. J. (1991). Assessment literacy. Phi Delta Kappan, 72, 534-539.
  • Stiggins, R. J. (1999). Evaluating classroom assessment training in teacher education programs. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 18 (1), 23-27.
  • Stiggins, R. J. (2007). Conquering the formative assessment frontier. In J. H. McMillan (Ed.). Formative classroom assessment: Theory into Practice (pp. 8-28). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
  • Stoynoff, S., & Coombe, C. (2012). Professional development in language assessment. In C. Coombe, P. Davidson, B. O’Sullivan, & S. Stoynoff. (Eds.). The Cambridge guide to second language assessment. (pp. 122-130). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Şahin, S. (2019). An analysis of English Language Testing and Evaluation Course in English Language Teacher Education Programs in Turkey: Developing language assessment literacy of pre-service EFL teachers. (Unpublished PhD Dissertation). Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Tao, N. (2014). Development and validation of classroom assessment literacy scales: English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers in a Cambodian Higher Education Setting. (Unpublished PhD Dissertation). Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Taylor, L. (2009). Developing assessment literacy. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 29, 21–36. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0267190509090035
  • Tsagari, D., & Vogt, K. (2017). Assessment literacy of foreign language teachers around Europe: Research, challenges and future prospects. Papers in Language Testing and Assessment, 6 (1), 41-64.
  • Vogt, K., & Tsagari, D. (2014). Assessment literacy of foreign language teachers: Findings of a European study. Language Assessment Quarterly, 11 (4), 374- 402. https://doi.org/10.1080/15434303.2014.960046.
  • Volante, L., & Fazio, X. (2007). Exploring teacher candidates’ assessment literacy: Implications for teacher education reform and professional development. Canadian Journal of Education, 30 (3), 749-770. https://doi.org/10.2307/20466661.
  • William, D. (2011). What is assessment for learning? Studies in Educational Evaluation, 37 (1), 3-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stueduc.2011.03.001
  • Xu, Y., & Brown, G. T. L. (2017). University English teacher assessment literacy: A survey-test report from China. Papers in Language Testing and Assessment, 6 (1), 133-158.

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Elçin ÖLMEZER ÖZTÜRK (Sorumlu Yazar)
ANADOLU ÜNİVERSİTESİ
0000-0001-7743-6361
Türkiye

Yayımlanma Tarihi 3 Eylül 2021
Yayınlandığı Sayı Yıl 2021, Cilt 8, Sayı 3

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APA Ölmezer Öztürk, E. (2021). Developing Language Assessment Literacy of EFL Pre-service Teachers through Classroom Assessment Course . International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research , 8 (3) , 13-22 . DOI: 10.33200/ijcer.932721

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