In a previous post, we looked at how Directors of the Language Centre at Universitas Indonesia postulated that a digital test is more appropriate for this generation of students. We have now been able to survey test takers on this question. Here are the findings.
Andrew Stokes reminds us of the purpose of a placement test (with thanks to Laura Edwards of telc Language Tests for her input).
Andrew Stokes explains how an online test can support those with unreliable connectivity — or no Internet access at all.
Andrew Stokes looks at how the new version of Clear Pronunciation can enable students to speak clearly, and with confidence.
At a recent gathering of librarians in Melbourne, an interesting discussion sprung up about the advantages and disadvantages of providing digital resources for library patrons. Andrew Stokes gives a summary.
Andrew Stokes points to a life hack that helps IELTS candidates optimise their preparation time.
January 2020 saw the release of the new version of Dynamic Placement Test Admin Panel. Sky Chan, Product Manager, talks about what he aimed to achieve with this version, and why he likes it. The Admin Panel is the program teachers and administrators use to set up tests, check results and print certificates.
Clarity is committed to supporting teachers preparing students for IELTS not just through Road to IELTS, but through a host of other support materials too.
At the end of our standard setting event, we asked our panelists for their opinions on the whole experience. Watch this video to find out what they said.
In this article, first published in the EL Gazette, Andrew Stokes explains how the current approach to student recruitment often fails both the student and the university.