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dc.contributor.authorMercer, Nen
dc.contributor.authorWarwick, Paulen
dc.contributor.authorAhmed, Aen
dc.date.accessioned2017-02-17T09:33:22Z
dc.date.available2017-02-17T09:33:22Z
dc.date.issued2017-04en
dc.identifier.issn0959-4752
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/262649
dc.description.abstractThis article describes the development of a set of research-informed resources for assessing the spoken language skills (oracy) of students aged 11-12. The Cambridge Oracy Assessment Toolkit includes assessment tasks and procedures for use by teachers, together with a unique Skills Framework for identifying the range of skills involved in using talk in any specific social situation. As we explain, no comparable, 'teacher-friendly' instrument of this kind exists. Underpinning its development is the argument that teaching children how to use their first or main language effectively across a range of social contexts should be given higher priorityv in educational policy and school practice, and that the development of robust, practicable ways of assessing oracy will help to achieve that goal. We explain how the Toolkit has been developed and validated with children and teachers in English secondary schools, and discuss its strengths and limitations.
dc.languageengen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.subjectoracyen
dc.subjectspoken languageen
dc.subjecttalken
dc.subjectassessmenten
dc.titleAn oracy assessment toolkit: Linking research and development in the assessment of students' spoken language skills at age 11-12en
dc.typeArticle
prism.endingPage60
prism.publicationDate2017en
prism.publicationNameLearning and Instructionen
prism.startingPage51
prism.volume48en
dc.identifier.doi10.17863/CAM.7915
dcterms.dateAccepted2016-10-17en
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1016/j.learninstruc.2016.10.005en
rioxxterms.versionAMen
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2017-04en
dc.contributor.orcidWarwick, Paul [0000-0002-0463-150X]
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen
cam.issuedOnline2016-10-23en
rioxxterms.freetoread.startdate2018-04-23


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