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How does Context Mediate Construct and Content? A political, social and pedagogical analysis of English language testing in Asia

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Edited by Liying Cheng

This collection originates from the importance of theorizing the constructs of context in language learning using empirical evidences. Papers included in this collection explore different issues around this topic, for instance the influence of educational and social features on test construction and the English language demands at universities.

  1. This small-scale needs analysis study examined content course faculty members’ perspectives on English language demands in their courses and their perceptions of the introduction of four-skill English language...

    Authors: Yasuyo Sawaki
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:13
  2. Having been influenced by the trend of internationalization of higher education, most universities in Taiwan have implemented an English benchmark requirement for graduation, which requires students to demonst...

    Authors: Jessica Wu and Matt Chia-Lung Lee
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:9