By distilling and synthesising a vast and complex body of research findings into an approachable volume, this compact book will become an essential reference for researchers of language assessment and language testers, providing a quick and easy understanding of how many of variables identified are associated with scoring outcomes and impact on rating process.
Assessing Writing

Scoring Second Language Spoken and Written Performance offers a concise and much needed overview of issues in rater-mediated assessment. Drawing on their rich expertise in language testing research and development, the authors managed to untangle the complexities associated with rating productive language performance in a highly useful manner for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in language testing.
Language Testing