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Challenges to admissions testing; how arguments for validity, reliability, impact and practicality a

This presentation will review the research, development and validation of an academic writing task to be used as part of an HE admissions test.


This presentation will review the research, development and validation of an academic writing task to be used as part of an HE admissions test. The presentation will describe the basis for the test mandate in terms of academic literacy issues in HE and how the test development plan has attempted to build a strong and defensible argument not just for the validity and reliability of the assessment but also for its beneficial impact with regard to the usefulness of the test score information for receiving institutions when making recommendations on follow-up action needed post admission.


Speaker(s):

Simon Beeston | talks
Dr Lynda Taylor | talks

 

Date and Time:

5 October 2011 at 3:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Jesus College
Jesus Lane
Cambridge
CB5 8BL

http://www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/contacts-directions/
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Organised by:

Cambridge Assessment Network
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