The Development and Validation of a Mobile-based English Speaking Test Convergence Model

모바일 영어말하기평가 융합 시스템 모형 타당도 검사

  • Kim, Jungtae (Department of TESOL Business English, Pai Chai University)
  • 김정태 (배재대학교 TESOL.비즈니스영어학과)
  • Received : 2016.03.30
  • Accepted : 2016.04.12
  • Published : 2016.04.30


In the study, a convergence model of a mobile-based English speaking test was developed. Based on the needs analysis from Korean college students, a speaking test App for iOS and Android mobile devices was developed and its test validity was examined. To develop the test, test items, scoring features and scales were developed. The result of the needs analysis survey showed that 69 out of 87 (79.3%) owned Android phones whereas only 17 (19.5%) held iPhones. Based on the result, an English speaking test App was developed. The technologies used for the test included HTML5, the Javasciript bridge technology, Node and Express, and Mongo DB. In the experiment, five examinees took the test. The test validity was obtained in that all the functions of the test were successfully operated and some feedback was gathered.


Convergence model;Mobile Devices;Smart Phone Apps;English speaking test;iOS/Android;Validity


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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