Research Article
Detecting halo effects across rubric criteria in L2 writing assessment: A Many-facet Rasch analysis
Detecting halo effects across rubric criteria in L2 writing assessment: A Many-facet Rasch analysis

Hakimeh Ayoobiyan; Alireza Ahmadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2022.132503.1848

Abstract
  This study applied multi-faceted Rasch measurement to investigate the halo effect in the performance-based assessment of writing across rubric criteria. Five raters who had received ...  Read More
Research Article
An Appraisal Analysis of Book Prefaces: A Study of Cross-Disciplinary Cross-Cultural Variations
An Appraisal Analysis of Book Prefaces: A Study of Cross-Disciplinary Cross-Cultural Variations

Ali Hashemi; Fatemeh Mahdavirad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 August 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2022.132300.1838

Abstract
  The preface which initiates textbooks is a significant convention in writing academic textbooks as it introduces the book, explains assumptions, clarifies expectations, and convinces ...  Read More