Assessment is…

Assessment is no longer, if it ever truly was, paper and pencil tests focused on language knowledge. From oral interviews, open ended questions, portfolio work, and student generated exams, assessment has grown to better meet the needs of individual language learners in specific contexts. And yet, assessment is still filled with stories of heartbreak and missed opportunities. In this issue, iTDi members carry on the discussion of what assessment often is, what it can be, and where it might be moving.

The ‘Why’ of Testing by Kevin Stein
Naomi EpsteinAssessment is Sometimes Heartbreak
Dave DodgsonReassessing assessment

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