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The Impact of High-Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching

A case study using insights from testing and innovation theory (Studies in Language Testing)

by Dianne Wall

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ELT: teaching theory & methods,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • English as a Second Language,
  • Foreign Language Study / English as a Second Language,
  • Examinations,
  • Language and languages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7745577M
    ISBN 100521542499
    ISBN 109780521542494

    implications of using high-stakes standardized examinations as a key indicator of students’ outcomes in Alberta. The study suggests that the provincial achievement tests are not the most appropriate assessment tools to be used for ESL students due to the linguistic and cultural components of the tests. Moreover, these testsAuthor: Sepideh Masoodi. external high stakes tests, teachers are increasingly working to align their CAs with a continuum of benchmarks and standards, and students are studying for and taking more CAs. Clearly, high-stakes external tests shape much of what is hap-pening in classrooms (Clarke, Madaus, Horn, & Ramos, ). Teachers design assessments for a. high-stakes testing more pervasive than ever before, mandating annual testing of students in grades in reading and math. The federal legislators who over- whelmingly passed this act into law apparently assumed that high-stakes tests would improve student motivation and raise student achievement. Because testing programs similar to those re-.


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The Impact of High-Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching by Dianne Wall Download PDF EPUB FB2

List of figures Typical pattern for teaching reading 21 Typical pattern for teaching writing 22 A basic model of washback (Bailey ) 53 A simplified overview of the change.

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The Impact of High-Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching: A case study using insights from testing and innovation theory (Studies in Language Testing)Cited by: Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and : Wall, Dianne.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm. Contents: Ch. Introduction --Ch. origins of the present investigation: the Sri Lankan O level Examination Project --Ch.

impact of high-stakes examinations on teaching --Ch. tion in education --Ch. ology --Ch. impact of the new examination on. This book can be found in: Language & Reference > English language teaching (ELT) > Teaching & background material (ELT) > Teaching theory & methods (ELT) zoom The Impact of High-Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching: A Case Study Using Insights from Testing and Innovation Theory - Studies in Language Testing (Paperback)Author: Dianne Wall.

The Impact of High-Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching 作者: Wall, Dianne 出版社: Cambridge Univ Pr 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: Pap ISBN: Author: Wall, Dianne. Impact Theory and Practice Studies of the IELTS test and Progetto Lingue Language teaching and testing programmes have long been considered to exert a powerful infl uence on a wide range of stakeholders, including learners and test takers, teachers and.

Wall, D., The impact of high-stakes examinations on classroom teaching: a case study using insights from testing and innovation theory. Unpublished PhD thesis, Department of Linguistics and Modern English Language, Lancaster by: The Impact of High-Stakes Exams on Students and Teachers: A Policy Brief.

NTRODUCTION. During the past several years, numerous states have developed mandatory high school exit programs in order to improve performance. Indeed, the movement towards high-stakes testing requirements before students can graduate from high school is one of theFile Size: KB. The Impact of High-Stakes Testing on Classroom Teaching: A Case Study Using Insights from Testing and Innovation Theory (SILT 22).

It is widely believed that one of the most effective ways of creating change in an education system is by introducing or by re-designing high-stakes examinations. This method is not foolproof, however, as there are many factors which can affect the impact of such.

The effects of examination-driven teaching on mathematics achievement in Grade 10 school-based high-stakes examinations Article (PDF Available) in Pythagoras 39(1) June with Reads. Examinations are designed to test knowledge and skills, but in some cases they acquire a power of their own that influences curriculum and attitudes to learning and teaching and that stabilised by widely held social expectations and practices.

This article reports an investigation of the role of examinations in Bangladesh secondary education and their impact on curriculum students, teachers Cited by: 5. It is now accepted that agencies involved in the design of examinations with high-stakes need to be conscious of the impact that their exams have on The Impact of High-Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching book and learning.

This issue has long been discussed in the literature of general education (e.g., Vernon, ; Kirkland. Wall, D. The Impact of High-Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching: A Case Study Using Insights from Testing and Innovation Theory. Lancaster, England, Department of Linguistics and Modern English Language, Lancaster University.

Wall, D. ().Cited by: 5. language fluency tests. These tests, though high stakes, were only used on a minority of students so preparation for them was far removed from daily classroom instructions. Now high stakes tests are the culmination of a student’s K career, and the data high-stake tests provide become the building blocks of political policies.

The data is. The Impact of High Stakes Testing on Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning a study was possible comparing teachersâ perceptions and actual student achievement of those taught while the high-stakes tests were in place and those taught after the tests were discontinued.

A survey was administered to all elementary and middle school classroom Cited by: 3. The purpose of this study is to explore the impacts of high-stakes testing on the learning environment in public school. High-stakes testing has increased since the passing of the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of Teachers now feel that high-stakes testing has resulted in a rigid, unbalanced and narrowed curriculum (Phelps, ).Cited by: 1.

The impact of high-stakes testing on teaching and learning: can this be predicted or controlled. impact of high-stakes tests on the classroom: what kind of influence did such tests have on forgotten classic’’: the Report of the Consultative Committee on Examinations in Secondary Schools.

This report listed the e•ects that File Size: KB. The Impact of High Stakes Testing On Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning By Gregory P. Sullivan, B.S., M.A. Mark E. Sanders, Chair Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Abstract Research suggests that high stakes testing impacts teachers’ decisions regarding curriculum and instruction, which, in turn, impacts student learning.

The impact of high-stakes examinations on classroom teaching: A case study using insights from testing and innovation theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (), in a study of high-stakes testing consequences in Texas, found harmful effects on both teaching and student learning. Cizek () indicates that of 59 entries in the literature concerning the effect of high-stakes testing, only 2 reported positive Size: KB.

High-Stakes Testing and the Decline of Teaching and Learning: The Real Crisis in Education (Volume 1) (Critical Education Policy and Politics (1)) [Hursh, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

High-Stakes Testing and the Decline of Teaching and Learning: The Real Crisis in Education (Volume 1) (Critical Education Policy and Politics (1))Cited by:   The book contains only one case study (Moore) which provides interesting insights into the professional development of an experienced EFL English teacher in Japan, looking at how involvement as an examiner in high-stakes examinations contributed to feelings of empowerment and ownership of the assessment : Ofra Inbar-Lourie.

connections between classroom uses of assessment and external accountability systems. In the fourth and fifth sections, I elaborate a model for classroom assessment based on social-constructivist principles, arguing, respectively, for the substantive reform of assessment and for its use in File Size: KB.

Get this from a library. The impact of the CEFR on language examinations in local contexts. [Jana Bérešová] -- This book presents an overview of communicative language teaching and testing in Central and Eastern European countries.

It focuses on the impact of. Wall, D. () The Impact of High-Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching: A Case Study Using Insights from Testing and Innovation Theory. Studies in Language Testing Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

This text is essential for anyone studying washback and/or impact. Wall, D.:‘The impact of high‐stakes testing on teaching and learning: Can this be predicted or controlled?’, Sys – CrossRef Google Scholar Wall, D.:The Impact of High‐Stakes Examinations on Classroom Teaching: A Case Study Using Insights from Testing and Innovation Theory, Studies in Language Testing.

The Impact of High-Stakes Testing on Classroom Teaching: A Case Study Using Insights from Testing and Innovation Theory. Studies in Language Testing, Volume Cambridge ESOL and Cambridge University Press.

Language testing in the military: problems, politics and progress. Language Testing 22(3). pp (with Rita Green). Downloadable. This study examines the relationship between teaching practices aimed at raising student performance on a high stakes college entrance examination—the Russian Unified State Exam (USE) — and student performance on that test.

The study uses data from a school/classroom survey of almost 3, students conducted in in three Russian regions. The impact of high-stakes tests on the teachers: A case of the Entrance Exam of the Universities (EEU) in Iran Melor Md Yunus 1, Hadi Salehi 2+ and Sara Kashefian Naeeini 3 1 Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 2 Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Isfahan, Iran 3 Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran Abstract.

The Entrance Exam of the Universities (EEU) in Iran is a multiple. A high-stakes test is a test with important consequences for the test taker. Passing has important benefits, such as a high school diploma, a scholarship, or a license to practice a profession.

Failing has important disadvantages, such as being forced to take remedial classes until the test can be passed, not being allowed to drive a car, or difficulty finding employment.

Policy makers are understandably reluctant to accept that their examinations are inadequate – any change in high-stakes examinations provokes anxiety and a correspondingly strong public reaction. So though the assessment of subject practices, rather than just content knowledge, meets resistance, other subjects can show the way.

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and for teachers and teacher educators on avoiding negative effects from high-stakes exams. Keywords: high-stakes exams, test washback, test impact, teachers’ perceptions and practices, interviews 1. Introduction Writers in the field of language testing see that high-stakes language examinations have important consequences on teaching and.

Table of Contents. High-stakes testing – value, fairness and consequences Gordon Stobart and Theo Eggen evolution of high-stakes testing at the school–university interface in the former republics of the USSR George Bethell and Algirdas Zabulionis nded consequences of forced policy-making in high stakes examinations: the case of the Republic of Cyprus Iasonas Lamprianou 4.

Teaching is different from in the past In the past decade or two teaching has changed significantly, so much in fact that schools may not be what some of us remember from our own childhood. Changes have affected both the opportunities and the challenges of teaching, as well as the attitudes, knowledge, and skills needed to prepare for a.

The impact of high-stakes examinations on classroom teaching: A case study using insights from testing and innovation theory. Cambridge, England: UCLES/Cambridge University Press. Weigle, S.

().Cited by: TEACHER MOTIVATION AND HIGH-STAKES STANDARDIZED ASSESSMENTS: THE IMPACT OF SCHOOL REFORM POLICY ON THE CLASSROOM A Thesis Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts inAuthor: Jennifer Timmer.

posed to high-stakes testing. High-stakes testing means that one test is used to make important decisions about students, teachers, and schools. In a high-stakes testing situation, if students score high on a single test they could be placed in honors classes or a gifted program.

On the other hand, if. Concerns with high stakes testing. Affects the quality and nature of instruction and makes teachers feel relatively powerless (Costigan, ).

Lack of consistency or coherence between teachers’ visions of desirable education and those articulated in high-stakes examinations (Atkin, )!File Size: 82KB. (). The effect of high-stakes examination systems on teacher beliefs: Egyptian teachers’ conceptions of assessment.

Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy Cited by:   High-stakes testing will likely remain the coin of the realm for the foreseeable future. In fact, if test scores are used to evaluate individual teachers, the stakes will increase even more. The challenge, then, is to ensure that state tests do not continue to distort the curriculum in ways that deprive students of meaningful learning.

Building on current theoretical and practical frameworks for English language assessment and testing, this book presents a comprehensive, up-to-date, relevant picture of English language assessment for students in China (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan) and for Chinese learners of English around the : Education Liaison Team.