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Margeaux, a world language instructional specialist for the elementary schools in her district, is searching for a test to use as part of a program evaluation.

What should Margeaux think about as she searches for a test?


Questions

1. What information does Margeaux want to know?

2. What decisions might be based on this information?

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Mr. Gomez, a world language instructional specialist for his school district, is searching for a test to use as part of a program evaluation.

What should Mr. Gomez think about as he searches for a test?


Questions

1. What information does Mr. Gomez want to know?

2. What decisions might be based on this information?

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Aviva organizes international exchange programs for university students in partnership within her university's study abroad department. Students are required to study a language for two years, after which they have the opportunity to spend a semester in an exchange program in a country that speaks the target language. Aviva is in charge of student outreach, and is looking for a test for pre-program evaluation. 

What should Aviva think about as she searches for a test?


Questions

1. What information does Aviva want to know?

2. What decisions might be based on this information? 

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Elena is a Russian-English teacher at a dual language immersion program for elementary students. She has Russian heritage language learners and English heritage learners with varying levels of proficiency in her 3rd grade class, and she is searching for a formative assessment to use as part of a program evaluation.

What should Elena think about as she searches for a test?


Questions: 

1. What information does Elena want to know?

2. What decisions might be based on this information?

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Pramukta works for a large international software company. The company offers site-specific language training programs, and the board is concerned with how well these programs work. The company has decided to evaluate the language training program in Pramukta's district, and he is in charge of finding an appropriate language test.

What should Pramukta think about as he searches for a test?


Questions

1. What information does Pramukta want to know?

2. What decisions might be based on this information? 

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