Benjamin Rifkin, of Temple University, will explain the differences among three approaches to testing (Proficiency Achievement and Proachievement) with illustrations from well-known texts in American English.
He will then lead workshop participants through a process of test item development in accordance with principles of prochievements testing on the assumption of commonly understood concepts and texts for participants from diverse language backgrounds.
Participants will explore testing at several levels, in different modalities, and for a range of purpose, and will consider the information that testing provides instructors as well as the impact of testing on the curriculum at the course level and beyond.
Benjamin Rifkin is Professor of Russian and Vice Dean for Undergraduate Affairs in the college of liberal arts at
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
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