Course: Testing and Evaluation

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Course title Testing and Evaluation
Course code KAJ/4434
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Pavlíková Jana, Mgr. Ph.D., M.A.
Course content
The students apply the theoretical principles in simulated situations (microteaching, role-play). Alternative methods of evaluation, self-evaluation and the use of European Language Portfolio are emphasized.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students recognise and evaluate various approaches to getting feedback and various methods of testing the pupils in English lessons.
Students are able to identify the advantages, disadvantages and limitations of different testing methods. They can choose and appropriate method according to the purpose and the group specifics, they are able to design a valid and reliable test. They can write a verbal evaluation, and use portfolios to develop the pupil's objective self-reflection.
There are no prerequisites for this subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
project, participation
Recommended literature
  • Bachman, Lyle F. & Palmer, A. Language assessment in practice: developing language assessments and justifying their use in the real worl. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Bohuslavová, L. Evropské jazykové portfolio: pro dospělé studenty v České republice. Praha: Klett, 2007.
  • Brown, D. & Abeywickrama, P. Language Assessment: Principles and classroom practice. NY: Pearson Education, 2010.
  • Brown, D. H. Teaching by principles: An interactive approach to language pedagogy. Third edition.. New York, 2007.
  • Celce-Murcia, M. Teaching English as a second or foreign language. Heinle & Heinle, 2001.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching English Language and Literature for Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter