Jamie L. Schissel

Jamie L. Schissel is an assistant professor of TESOL at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her research interests include language education policies and language testing as well as the historical development of testing and test accommodations for emergent bilinguals.

There are 7 included publications by Jamie L. Schissel :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Classroom Use of Test Accommodations: Issues of Access, Equity, and Conflation 2014 785 Test accommodations are changes to test administration, responses, or the test itself that are offered to emergent bilingual students for standardized tests and also for classroom assessments in some states in the USA. Currently there is a lack of re...
A Critical Investigation of Test Use: Language Testing, the Social Dimension 2010 1244 This article is a review of the book “Language Testing: The Social Dimension” by Tim MacNamara and Carsten Roever.
Critical Issues Surrounding Test Accommodations: A Language Planning and Policy Perspective 2010 795 Testing has become a central concern for educators concerned with English language learners (ELLs) in U.S. public schools. The development of the policies and practices surrounding the use of test accommodations, or changes to the test response, admi...
Dynamic Bilingualism as the Norm: Envisioning a Heteroglossic Approach to Standards-Based Reform 2014 7419 Standards-based reforms in many Anglophone nations have been informed by monoglossic language ideologies that marginalize the dynamic bilingualism of emergent bilinguals. Recent developments in applied linguistics that advocate for heteroglossic lang...
Improving Testing for English Language Learners by Rebecca J. Kopriva 2008 827 This article is a review of the book “Improving Testing for English Language Learners” by Rebecca J. Kopriva.
Narrative self-constructions of Senator Ralph Yarborough in the 1967 Congressional Hearings on the Bilingual Education Act 2009 570 The Bilingual Education Act of 1968 served as an important initiative in meeting some of linguistic needs of language minority students. This piece of legislation has been studied in terms of its content, interpretation and implementation. However, t...
A Review of “Inclusive pedagogy for English language learners: a handbook of research-informed practices” 2009 1725 This article is a review of the book “Inclusive pedagogy for English language learners: a handbook of research-informed practices” edited by L.S. Verplaetse and N. Migliacci.