Introduction

The assessment of dyslexic language learners

In this unit you will learn about what kinds of assessment methods and tasks can help dyslexic language learners to display their foreign language knowledge and what types of accommodations are useful to provide a fair assessment of the abilities of dyslexic language learners. You will also consider the basic criteria for the reliability and validity of language tests and how they interrelate with concepts of fairness in language testing.

Project-Number: 518466-LLP-1-2011-PL-COMENIUS-CMP         © 2012 DysTEFL – Project Coordinator: University of Lodz
Grant agreement number: 2011-3631/001-001

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.