IATEFL Webinars ‘Developing and Using Bilingual Rubrics for Assessment of Writing and Speaking Skills in the Classroom’ | Santosh Mahapatra

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Date(s) - 24/09/2019
17:00 - 18:00


 TEA Santosh Mahapatra – ‘Developing and Using Bilingual Rubrics for Assessment of Writing and Speaking Skills in the Classroom’

24 September 2019, 5 pm 

TEASIG’s first autumn webinar offers insights into how to familiarize teacher-participants with the idea of creating and using bilingual rubrics for assessment of speaking and writing skills in the classroom. In the first part of the webinar, the focus will be on steps involved in developing context-specific and need-based bilingual rubrics. The second part will be devoted towards discussing how to use these rubrics for assessing speaking and writing skills in the classroom. In addition, a brief discussion on evaluating the effectiveness of rubrics will be undertaken. Considering that bilingual rubrics are an exciting new prospect in the area of classroom assessment and can be effectively integrated into ESL and EFL classrooms, the webinar can be expected to benefit ESL and EFL teachers.

Santosh Mahapatra teaches academic English and guides doctoral research at BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, India. He is also working as the Assistant Coordinator for Aptis Action Research Mentor Scheme (ARMS) 2019-20, a British Council-run project to promote classroom-based research in India. His current research interests are teacher development in classroom assessment and technology integration, and critical analysis of policies and practices related to English language education. 

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