This paper illustrates a specific project run by CVCL (Centro per la Valutazione e le Certificazioni Linguistiche) at the University for Foreigners in Perugia in order to identify and address inconsistencies in raters of high-stakes speaking assessment in Italian. It outlines the challenges of testing speaking and the importance of considering Quality Management process to ensure tests are valid and fair. As a part of these processes, it discusses management, training and selection of raters, and how quantitative data analysis can be used to inform decision making for positive impact.

Meeting standards in scoring speaking: monitoring and improving the quality of examinations in Italian

Grego Bolli G;
2016

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This paper illustrates a specific project run by CVCL (Centro per la Valutazione e le Certificazioni Linguistiche) at the University for Foreigners in Perugia in order to identify and address inconsistencies in raters of high-stakes speaking assessment in Italian. It outlines the challenges of testing speaking and the importance of considering Quality Management process to ensure tests are valid and fair. As a part of these processes, it discusses management, training and selection of raters, and how quantitative data analysis can be used to inform decision making for positive impact.
97813165050007
assessment; speaking; standards
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