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Assessing English for Academic Purposes

George M. Blue, James Milton and Jane Saville

Contents: George M. Blue / James Milton / Jane Saville: Introduction: Assessing English for Academic Purposes – J. Charles Alderson: Testing in EAP: Progress? Achievement? Proficiency? – John Morley: The Chaplen Test Revisited – Paul Fanning / Lynne Hale: Screening New Students with the UCLES Computer Adaptive Test – Esther Daborn / Moira Calderwood: Collaborative Assessment of Written Reports: Electrical Engineering and EFL – Joan Cutting: Written Errors of International Students and English Native Speaker Students – Julie Hartill: Assessing Postgraduates in the Real World – Rita Green: Life after the Pre-Sessional Course: How Students Fare in their Departments – Lynn Errey: Stacking the Decks: What does it take to Satisfy Academic Readers’ Requirements? – Gill Meldrum: I Know I have to be Critical, but How? – Katie Gray: Assessment in EAP: Moving away from Traditional Models – Alicia Cresswell: The Role of Portfolios in the Assessment of Student Writing on an EAP Course – M. I. Freeman: A Self-Evaluation Instrument for the Measurement of Student Proficiency Levels – George M. Blue: Self-Assessment and Defining Learners’ Needs – Barbara Atherton: Developing Accuracy in Academic Writing – R. R. Jordan: Is the Customer Sometimes Right? Students’ Views of Assessment in EAP.