Student Assessment in the Online Language Learning Materials Developed and Delivered Through the InGenio System

  • Ana Sevilla-PavónEmail author
  • Antonio Martínez-Sáez
  • José Macario De Siqueira Rocha
Part of the Educational Linguistics book series (EDUL, volume 19)


Assessment is considered as one of the key aspects in education due to both its influence in the way teachers and students address language teaching and learning and the changes it might introduce as far as methodologies, approaches and behaviour of all participants in the language learning process are concerned. This washback is present in the language classroom in the form of innovations and new ways of teaching and in students’ motivation and learning strategies as well as in the adoption of new methodologies suited to the students’ individual goals and needs. This article provides an overview of the assessment processes of basic skills and explores the ways in which InGenio FCE Online Course and Tester contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the assessment of those skills in both student self-assessment and tutor assessment. The flexibility of these materials allows students to choose between two different modalities of assessment, one of them enabling them to conduct their own learning process and to evaluate their own learning achievements in an independent, autonomous and individual way; and the other one leading to the development of their autonomy and sense of responsibility in the learning process while getting help and support from a human tutor.


Language Learning Learn Management System Authoring Tool Linguistic Knowledge Silent Reading 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Sevilla-Pavón
    • 1
    Email author
  • Antonio Martínez-Sáez
    • 1
  • José Macario De Siqueira Rocha
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Lingüística AplicadaUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de InformáticaUniversidad Carlos IIIColmenarejo (Madrid)Spain

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