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Multilingualism and assessment achieving transparency, assuring quality, sustaining diversity : proceedings of the ALTE Berlin conference, May 2005. by

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Language and languages -- Ability testing -- Europe -- Congresses,
  • Language and languages -- Examinations -- Congresses,
  • Multilingualism -- Europe -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

GenreCongresses.
SeriesStudies in language testing -- 27
ContributionsAssociation of Language Testers in Europe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP53.4 .M85 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16926063M
ISBN 109780521711920
LC Control Number2008025658

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Multilingualism and Assessment– the 27th volume in the now well-established and highly regarded Studies in Language Testing series – is a direct outcome of the Berlin conference.   The multilingualism principle indicates the ability of the schema to represent different languages and reflects multiculturalism by, for example, allowing different characters, calendars and direction of text displayed and read, naming order and related nitty-gritty of languages (Duval et al., ), ultimately leading to a set of controlled.   This fully revised new edition provides advice on the identification, assessment and support of bilingual learners and assists practitioners in identifying the difference between literacy difficulties due to bilingualism or multilingualism and by: 2. ABSTRACT Rapidly changing demographics challenge education systems everywhere. Multilingualism, in particular, brings challenges in curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Here we draw attention to contexts and practices of multilingual education in southern settings that differ from those in northern ones.

Assessment is defined as a systematic basis for making inferences about learning and development of the students (Erwin, ). In a multilingual classroom, individual and group activities are.   Bilingualism and multilingualism are often perceived and considered as a problem or a major challenge to individual and/or societal development. In most instances, the only advantage recognized for the bilingual individual is the ability to use two or more languages. Beyond that, monolingualism seems more attractive, and monolinguals especially those speaking a language of . This book, edited by Virginia Gathercole, a leading figure in the study of bilingualism and multilingualism, presents cutting-edge research in a burgeoning field and provides a comprehensive perspective on the assessment of bilinguals which is desperately needed.   The present book is an investigation of the ramifications of multilingualism for language choice patterns and attitudes among Moroccans. 4/5(1).

  This timely book provides: current and informative guidance for practitioners involved in areas of literacy, multilingualism and dyslexia, invaluable advice on assessment and support for bilingual learners and those needing to acquire a modern foreign language, an essential text for staff development in this area, reference to innovative approaches in technology and other teaching programs beneficial to multilingual .   the assessment of multilingual learners; the impact of dyslexia on bilingualism ; the emotional needs of learners with bi/multilingualism and Dyslexia; This book will provide guidance to anyone involved in literacy development and language learning. With the increase in international schools around the globe and the ever growing desire for Reviews: 2. Multilingualism has always been the default context for human beings. Children in most parts of the world grow up with assessment, to provide better learning outcomes for all students of all languages. Lid’s paper is a stimulating overview of a topic which is of vital importance for society and it .   This timely book provides: current and informative guidance for practitioners involved in areas of literacy, multilingualism and dyslexia, invaluable advice on assessment and support for bilingual learners and those needing to acquire a modern foreign language, an essential text for staff development in this area, reference to innovative approaches in technology and other teaching programs beneficial to multilingual Reviews: 1.