Prepared by,Neeta Vala,M.A. Sem. IV,Roll no. 20,Dept. of English,Bhavnagar University
Introduction Evaluation in TESOL settings a process of collecting, analysing and interpreting information teaching and learning examples E.g. 1 – The English Language Institute at Central University, South Africa offers courses in oral and written English for business - designed an evaluation to determine the effective and usefulness of new text and audio-lingual materials – feedback from the students
E.g. 2 Henry Jones - ESL Teacher identifies which of his ESL students can be ‘mainstreamed’ without special ESL instruction his decisions – designed ESL tests - his observation of student’s performance E.g. 3 The Republic of Xanadu – EFL programme The Evaluation- - the performance of students in the new programme - the performance of students in the regular programme Results and Interview - what aspects of new programme need revision - how they should be revised Evaluation – different aspects of teaching and learning
Articulate purposes for evaluation Identify and collect relevant Make information decisions Analyse and interpret informationFour Basics Components of Evaluation
Conclusion :- Evaluation is essential to successful appreciate and effective decision-making. Evaluation in TESOL is the purposeful collection of information to assist decision- making about teaching and learning in ESL/EFL classrooms and programmes. It has evolved in recent years to include informal and formal approaches, bottom-up and top- down perspective, and alternative forms of information collection and interpretation to complement tests.