Evaluation in Foreign Language Education in the Middle East by Sahbi Hidri, Christine Coombe

By Sahbi Hidri, Christine Coombe

This ebook provides evaluate circumstances from the center East and North Africa (MENA) context, investigating a number of the aspects of review in several elements of the MENA area and past. In 19 chapters, it explores circumstances from Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Syria, the UAE, Turkey, Iran and Morocco.

The publication highlights the impression of overview on various stakeholders, arguing that it has repercussions on the person, societal, fiscal, cultural and political degrees, that it additionally has a moral measurement, and that it truly is adapted to people’s wishes, aiding them to stay abreast of the effectiveness and potency of programs.

Further, the e-book explores debatable concerns referring to various evaluate subject matters, akin to instructor and employees evaluate, evaluation practices, textual content style research assessment, overview of efficient abilities, textbook and ICT overview, assessment of ELT certificate and courses, caliber insurance, ESP wishes research, evaluation literacy, and dynamic overview. It addresses key demanding situations, comparable to who the “right humans” to enforce evaluate are, and the ideal use of review effects to prevent any misuse or damage to any stakeholder. In remaining, the publication demands extra learn venues at the relevance of overview, checking out and evaluation within the MENA context and beyond.

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Therefore, this chapter will be K. sa K. Alamoudi Á S. uk © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 S. Hidri and C. 1007/978-3-319-43234-2_2 29 30 K. Alamoudi and S. Troudi useful to understand the current situation of EFL teacher evaluation and to offer insights to improve the existing practice of the system of evaluation. 2 The Concept of Evaluation in Education In the field of education, many attempts have been made to clarify the concept of evaluation and to distinguish between evaluation and other closely related concepts such as measurement or assessment.

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