• Cyril J. Weir
Part of the Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics book series (RPAL)


There is a clear need for validation of a test at both the a priori and the a posteriori stages of development, implementation, scoring and evaluation. Test providers need to consider validity in all its manifestations: context, theory-based, scoring, consequential and criterion-related.


Language Teaching Test Taker Validity Evidence Validity Argument Student Ability 
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© Cyril J. Weir 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cyril J. Weir
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  1. 1.Centre for Research in Testing, Evaluation and Curriculum (CRTEC)Roehampton UniversityUK

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