assess? Assessment is at the heart of the student experience. (Brown and Knight, 1994) Assessment supports the growth and development of learners. According to King, Goodson, and Rohani, (1998), learners become dynamic participants in learning and assessment, understand the criteria that are used for assessment activities, are concerned in self-evaluation, set individual targets for themselves, reflect on their learning and in so doing experience improved their self-esteem. Valid assessment of higher
review the current education and assessment system. This assessment reform heralds the idea of humanizing assessment. The government intends to create an assessment-friendly environment where it will become part of the teaching and learning process. The proposal presented at the International Forum of Educational Assessment System states that the new proposed educational assessment reform should focus on assessment of learning and for learning, use various assessment methods to gather data about students’
Formative assessment was first used by Scriven (1967), but studies focused on formative assessment in ESL and EFL classes started in 2000. Among very few studies on formative assessment practices includes the ones of Gattullo (2000) Ruiz‐Primo & Furtak (2007), Pham (2012), Buyukkarci (2014) and Wubshet & Menuta (2015). Gattullo (2000) conducted a case study on formative assessment in English language teaching elementary classrooms in Italy. He observed four primary teachers’ performance in applying
Writing is an essential, productive skill to succeed in academics. But, the ESL learners are not able to master writing skills due to lack of reading habits, grammar and vocabulary. According to Sheils (1975), despite the importance of writing, there has been a long-standing concern that many people do not develop the competence needed to use writing to meet fully and successfully according to the demands for writing at school and work. Writing helps to • To draw a conclusion • To present theory
Therefore communication has become an important aspect of our day; to day life- be it for work, for study or just for pleasure. The fact remains that if we do not learn to master communication skills we may ruin our social as well as professional life. IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR AN ENGINEER: Today young engineers have come to know the harsh reality that investing considerable time in acquiring technical skills alone does not make them successful professionals. Success is synonymous with good
1. Introduction The role of the English language in the Greek state schools in general is considered to be secondary although it is generally agreed that the English language is important being an international language. The current attitude towards learning English in State schools is depressing as most of the learners learn the language in private language institutes in a more organised and exam- oriented way (Manolopoulou-Sergi, 2001). However, the subject imposed by the Ministry of education
In Learner-Centered Assessment on College Campuses (Huba & Freed, 2000) show a strong connection between assessments, learning, and effective teaching. Here, the students: • Are properly associated and receive the feedback required • Use their experience in problems • Incorporate their experience and general skills • Recognise the importance of excellent work • Become sophisticated learners • Accept the provided guidance for improvement • Forward their opinions • Value descriptive feedback as an
textbook entitled ‘English Skills for the Future’ designed for the tenth grade students of senior high school. The criteria of the evaluation based on the relevant of the tasks or material to the syllabus, scientific approach stage and authentic assessment in curriculum 2013. The method use in this study is qualitative which refers to the content analysis. The data of this study is document analysis and observation.
of industry or job. Soft skills refer to the interpersonal skills and/or personal values that I.T. graduating students possess. Soft skills include communication skills, leadership skills, and ethical working skills. (Enterprise Rent-A-Car, n.d.)Language proficiency, both oral and written, in English and Filipino which is part of the communication skills is important to be acquired by I.T. graduating students for communication itself takes a big part in the excellent and successful performance of
assignment. I decided to create a course design for hotel receptionist. We can observe that there are many hotels in different parts of the world and most of their clients or guests come from different countries or places that speak the English language. But not all of the hotel receptionist can communicate in English especially in non-English countries. I think it is very helpful for hotel owners to hire hotel receptionist who have English skills, it will benefit them as well their customers.