cloze test


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cloze test

(kləʊz)
n
(Psychology) a test of the ability to comprehend text in which the reader has to supply the missing words that have been removed from the text at regular intervals
[altered from close to complete a pattern (in Gestalt theory)]
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Noun1.cloze test - a test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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cloze test

nWortergänzungstest m, → Lückentest m
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Data from the cloze test do not require complex computation.
Each new booklet contained a modified text, a glossary of key terms for that topic, an answer key, seven to ten pages of language and comprehension focussed activities and a cloze test at the end, to enable both teachers and students to assess student comprehension of key scientific content and language.
And quantitative method encompasses use of readability formula, use of graphs and charts, comprehension test, and cloze test. This working paper will proceed by focusing on the cloze test.
The objectives of the present study were to investigate the adaptation of a Cloze test to the Rasch Model as well as to evaluate the Differential Item Functioning (DIF) in relation to gender.
Effects of cultural schemata on students' test-taking processes for cloze test items: a multiple data source approach.
Many teachers mentioned formal comprehension tests such as: the Australian National Assessment Program--Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN), which is composed of short texts in the form of a magazine and multiple choice questions; the Tests of Reading Comprehension (TORCH), which is a standardised cloze test (Mossenson, Hill, & Masters, 2003); and the Progressive Achievement Tests in Reading (PAT-R) (ACER, 2008), which is comprised of short texts and multiple choice questions.
In the cloze test, the differences among the three levels were not big either: 68% for E99, 64% for E101, and 60% for E102.
We assess vocabulary learning through an interview, counts of student-corrected features in response to the tutor's corrective feedback, and performance on a cloze test. It should be noted, however, that lack of uptake (e.g., not correcting features based on the tutor's feedback) does not automatically indicate a lack of learning; a student's not using feedback may be due to other factors, including not noticing the feedback for reasons such as distraction or oversight.
The posttest battery consisted of the following measures: (a) the Cloze Test (3 minutes), (b) the Strategy-Use Test (25 minutes), and (c) the Reading Comprehension section of the GMRT-4 (35 minutes for testing).