Assessment of Test Quality in German for Bachelor Students on the Basis of Common European Framework in Foreign Language

Inna V. Kazantseva, Tatjana I. Zaburdaeva, Anna L. Kolyago

Abstract


According to the Concept of modernization of Russian education accepted by the Ministry of education of Russian Federation the main task of modernization of education is to provide the modern education quality. Nowadays there is a problem of objective assessment of the level of academic achievements of students in higher educational institutions of Russia. In the absence of high-quality test materials one can not speak about the objective assessment of the quality of the results obtained in the educational process. Nowadays there are a lot of researches on the assessment of test tasks in English. The actuality of our work is to develop an algorithm for assessment of the quality of test materials in German to identify the level of formation of different language skills of the students of higher educational institutions in accordance with the Сommon European Framework in knowledge of foreign languages. The article involves the development, experimental testing in forming the mode of the algorithm, which allows to assess the quality of test tasks in German, developed with the requirements of the Common European Framework, verifying its effectiveness on the basis of monitoring data. The results of the research will have practical value: the developed algorithm can be widely used in educational practice. The obtained algorithm will allow improving tests and developing new quality tests, which will be able to assess the level of language skills of students at the end of study of discipline "German language" in different courses of study. Normative documents and certification of test materials will be used to assess the quality of test tasks used in the final assessment of students of higher educational institutions.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3s7p381


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