Digital Assessment Literacy: English Assessment Practice in Vietnam

Thuy Thai, Susan Sheehan, Quynh Thi Ngoc Nguyen, Thao Thi Phuong Nguyen, Yen Thi Quynh Nguyen, Hien Thi Thu Tran, Chi Thi Nguyen, Hoa Quynh Nguyen, Sao Bui

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This chapter reports on a project explored which classroom-based English language assessment practices, with a particular emphasis on digital assessments, in Vietnam. A mixed-method approach to data collection was adopted to understand the current assessment landscape. The methods include questionnaire (N = 2569) and teaching observations with follow-up interviews (N =7). The results of the project revealed what were behind teachers' choices of assessment tasks in their classroom, the use of assessment feedback and the challenges faced by the teachers in their practices in online environment. The project has extended an understanding of the current assessment landscape in Vietnam. Discussions on how the data has informed an online toolkit which will provide assessment and testing resources and recommendation for best practices will be presented as effective assessment can support and promote learning, and as Crusan et al. point out it is the students who lose out if assessment practices are poor.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmerging Practices for Online Language Assessment, Exams, Evaluation, and Feedback
EditorsAsli Lidice Gokturk-Saglam, Ece Sevgi-Sole
PublisherIGI Global Publishing
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781668462287
ISBN (Print)9781668462270, 1668462273
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2023

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