Education Journal, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Sep  2021, Pages 141-148; DOI:

“College English (Including Listening) A1” Course Evaluation Reform Practice - Taking the Design Class 11903 and the Music Class 11903 of Yangtze University as Examples

Education Journal, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Sep  2021, Pages 141-148.


Fang Xu 1*

1 School of Foreign Studies, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, China

Received: 8 June 2021; Accepted: 20 June 2021; Published: 22 July 2021

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The paper reports on how to conduct evaluation reform practice during “College English (including Listening) A1” teaching course, taking the design class 11903 and the music class 11903 of Yangtze University as examples, which is related to college English examination and evaluation reform.  The paper analyzes the traditional evaluation form (mainly final-term examination) and its shortcomings and puts forward a synthetic evaluation model of combing the formative evaluation and summative evaluation (also final-term examination). The results of the implementation of this synthetic evaluation model have been reported in the paper. At last, the paper concludes significance of the practice of “College English (including Listening) A1”.  In one word, diversified synthetic evaluation practice during the course pays close attention the whole learning process and growth from students’ perspective, and students’ course assessment results are based on all different tests and their performance during the whole learning course process plus their final exam scores.


College English Course, Synthetic Evaluation Model, Formative Evaluation, Summative Evaluation


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