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DEUCE: a test-bed for evaluating ESL competence criteria

Weir, G.R.S. and Ozasa, T. (2003) DEUCE: a test-bed for evaluating ESL competence criteria. In: 7th IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA 2003), 2003-08-13 - 2003-08-15, Hawaii, USA.

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Abstract

This paper describes work in progress to apply a Web-based facility for evaluating differing criteria for English language competence. The proposed system, Discriminated Evaluation of User's Competence with English (DEUCE), addresses the problem of determining the efficacy of individual criteria for competence in English as a Second Language (ESL). We describe the rationale, design and application of DEUCE and outline its potential as a discriminator for ESL competence criteria and as a basis for low cost mass ESL competence testing.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 2512
Keywords: DEUCE, Discriminated Evaluation of User's Competence with English, language learning, english as a second language, software, Electronic computers. Computer science
Subjects: Science > Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
Department: Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2007
Last modified: 21 Jul 2015 20:00
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2512

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