BOOK REVIEW: Encyclopedia of Language and Education: Language Testing and Assessment (3rd ed.)

Document Type: Book Review

Authors

1 Kosar University of Bojnord, Iran

2 Urmia University, Iran

Abstract

Taking the important role of testing and assessment from social, political, professional, ethical, and educational dimensions, the Encyclopedia of Language and Education: Language Testing and Assessment (3rd ed.)covers the innovative methodologies and fundamental issues in recent assessment approaches. The chapter authors carefully consider details of the up-to-date topics they discuss and uncover possible problems, challenges, as well as solutions to these concerns. All chapters follow the same format, beginning with early developments about the topic, to major contributions, to work in progress, to difficulties, and finally to future work. Presented in a reader-friendly way, the encyclopedia is recommended to all individuals interested in the interdisciplinary field of language testing and assessment. Professors and students can also benefit from studying the book for the variety of topics would help improve their professional development.

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