Testing for student orientation - developing an online orientation test for first term university students
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ALTE 3rd International Conference - the Social and Educational Impact of Language Assessment
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As strudnts enter university with varying levels of proficiency in their second languages, the Department of Business Languages of the University of Linz/Austria administers an online orientation test that should help students enter the language courses at the level most suitable for them. By re-testing in paper and offline and correlating test results with grades achieved in first-term courses, this study attempts to establish the reliability of the test scores.