CAL Presentation

The ACCESS 2.0 Speaking Test: Assessing What the Students Can Do

October 25, 2014 10:30 – 11:45am


Presented at: WIDA 2014
October 23 – 25, 2014 | Atlanta, GA
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The ACCESS 2.0 Speaking Test marks a change from a face-to-face to a computer-administered test format. This new format allows students to demonstrate their academic speaking proficiency on a series of tasks that reflect classroom language use. In this session, presenters will discuss the research and rationale behind the design of the computerized speaking test, show sample test materials, and discuss implications for classroom teaching.