This study surveys all tertiary institutions in Aotearoa, New
Zealand to understand the attitudes of decision-makers towards the
English language tests used as entry to their programs ...
Researchers: Hilary Smith, Systemetrics Research Limited,
New Zealand; Stephen Haslett, Massey University, New
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This study examines the possible affective and academic impacts
of the IELTS performance of a group of postgraduate students
Researchers: Pauline Rea-Dickins, Richard Kieley, Guoxing Yu,
The University of Bristol, United Kingdom
This study investigates whether the IELTS scores obtained by
non-English speaking background students can predict their language
behaviour in a university context ...
Researchers: David Ingram and Amanda Bayliss, Melbourne
University Private, Australia
This study analyses whether the language behaviour of a sample
of students in the academic context is similar to that denoted by
their IELTS entry tests ...
Researcher: Andrea Paul, Melbourne University Private,
This study addresses the question of how competence levels, as
operationalised in a rating scale, might be related to what is
known about L2 developmental stages ...
Researchers: Jayanti Banerjee, Florencia Franceschina,
and Anne Margaret Smith, Lancaster University, United
This study investigates whether there are meaningful differences
in candidates’ internal cognitive processing and their test scores
where an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) writing test is
presented in two modes – pencil-and-paper and computer ...
Researchers: Cyril Weir, The University of Bedfordshire,
UK; Barry O'Sullivan, The University of Reading, UK;
Jin Yan, Jiao Tong University, China; Steven Bax,
Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
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