A Data-Based Investigation into Reliability and Validity of Computer-Assisted Oral English Test


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This paper gives a detailed description of the project on computer-assisted oral English test conducted in Wuhan Polytechnic University. The project indicated the advantages of computer-assisted oral English testing over face-to-face spoken English test, as well as weak points and problems to be discussed. At the end of this paper, some tentative suggestions are made on how to conduct large-scale computer-assisted oral English test with both high reliability and validity to develop students oral English ability in universities and colleges in China.



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X.D. Yu, M.Y. Zhang, M.Q. Zhu, K.H. Xu and Q.C. Xiang




L. Li, "A Data-Based Investigation into Reliability and Validity of Computer-Assisted Oral English Test", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 543-547, pp. 4494-4497, 2014

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March 2014





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