Module 7: Resources (screen 3 of 5)
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Short, accessible book which introduces basic concepts of language testing and reviews 20 English language tests
Stoynoff, S. & Chapelle, C. (2005). ESOL tests and testing. Alexandria, VA: TESOL.
 
Book with in-depth information on measurement, language test uses and methods, reliability, and validity
Bachman, L. & Palmer, A. (1996). Designing and developing useful language tests.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.
 
A practical guide to developing your own classroom assessments
Brown, H.D. (2003). Language assessment: principles and classroom practice. New York: Pearson ESL.
 
A book which provides a thorough but accessible overview of foundational concepts in language testing
Hughes, A. (2003). Testing for language teachers (2nd edition). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
 
Handbook which explains the principles of backward design for classroom assessment
McTighe, J. & Wiggins, G. (2005). Understanding by design (2nd ed). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.