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Sheppard, Beth – ORTESOL Journal, 2019
In this research note, the author checks for correlations between different dimensions in an analytic rubric used for scoring discussion performance. Highly correlated dimensions can be cause for concern that the different aspects of performance are not well defined or not adequately observed. The author's analysis showed some weak to moderate…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Correlation, Bias, Student Evaluation
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Sheppard, Beth; Elliott, Nancy; Baese-Berk, Melissa – ORTESOL Journal, 2017
Intensive English Program (IEP) Instructors and content faculty both listen to international students at the university. For these two groups of instructors, this study compared perceptions of international student speech by collecting comprehensibility ratings and transcription samples for intelligibility scores. No significant differences were…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Mermelstein, Aaron David – ORTESOL Journal, 2015
For many ESL/EFL learners, reading is their main learning goal and may be the most important of the four language skills in the second language. For many ESL/EFL teachers, the issue of promoting proficient reading is important, and they look for additional or alternative methods to achieve this goal. However, when discussing reading as a primary…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Reading Skills, Student Placement
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Kelch, Kenneth; Malupa-Kim, Miralynn – ORTESOL Journal, 2014
Case studies are often traditionally thought of as being used in medical, legal, and business training. Physicians have long been trained by the case method, as medical school students are presented with the particulars of a patient's medical problem and are tasked with providing a diagnosis and course of treatment. In the legal field, Stanford…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Language Teachers, Faculty Development, Critical Thinking