Research on the computer-based college English test system in China

Guo Guiran, Zhao Shul
2010 2010 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology  
Computer-based college English test is one of the important ingredients in the reform of college English teaching and learning in China, which is based on communicative testing theories and represents the future trend of college English tests. This paper systematically studies the computerbased college English test, compares it with the traditional paper-and-pencil-based test, finding out its advantages and the characteristics of its item bank, and its backwash effects on college English as a
more » ... lege English as a foreign language (EFL) teaching in China. Key words: Computer-based college English test communicative testing paper-and-pencil based test backwash effect I.
doi:10.1109/iccsit.2010.5564624 fatcat:3knnaefrgfciflpk4ilqgfsix4