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Professor Guoxing Yu

Professor Guoxing Yu

Professor Guoxing Yu
B.A., PhD(Bristol)

Professor of Language Assessment

Office 308
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 4436

Research summary

Main research themes:

  • language testing and assessment,

  • applied linguistics (language teaching and acquisition)

  • educational assessment: school effectiveness and educational quality in relation to language and literacy development, measurement of learning power, assessment policies

Research methods:

Research projects, students and publications

In his main research area (language assessment), Guoxing has directed several research projects on IELTS and TOEFL iBT funded by British Council and Educational Testing ...

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Dr Yu (ORCIDis Professor of Language Assessment, and Director of PhD Programme. He was PhD Admission Tutor, Director of Doctor of Education (Hong Kong, 2016-17), Director of Doctor of Education Applied Linguistics pathway (2010-16), and Director of Centre for Educational Assessment and Evaluation at University of Bristol.

Dr Yu was the winner of the Jacqueline A. Ross Award (2008) for the outstanding doctoral dissertation in the area of Language Testing (awarded by the TOEFL Program of Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. USA). He completed his PhD dissertation - Towards a model of using summarization tasks as ...

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Selected publications

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