Understanding Assessment: Resources for Chinese Language Educators

1:00 - 4:00pm
Presented at: National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) 2012

In this workshop, participants will learn about different kinds of assessments and how to choose an assessment that fits their purposes. Topics include the differences between formative and summative assessment; how to interpret test results; and how to apply information gained from assessments to teaching. Presenters will also discuss research on instructor assessment knowledge and practice. The workshop is organized around practical questions participants have about assessment and will feature real-life scenarios from Chinese classrooms, as well as hands-on practice. Presenters will discuss resources for Chinese language educators and encourage participants to identify their assessment needs and share best practices.