Context Validity in Action
The last decade of the twentieth century saw a general decline in the prestige of psychometric, statistically-driven approaches to testing. In its place there has been a growing interest in the importance of context, in defining domain of use performance conditions and operations.
KeywordsReading Comprehension Test Taker Listening Test Text Type Speech Rate
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- Bachman et al. (1988, 1995) use task and ability analysis to compare two EFL proficiency batteries.Google Scholar
- Weigle (2002) is a comprehensive study of the testing of writing, with much useful exemplification.Google Scholar
- Luoma (2004) deals solely with the testing of speaking, with a lot of useful exemplification.Google Scholar