Yanuarti Apsari (1*)
Acep Haryudin (2)

(1) STKIP Siliwangi
(2) STKIP Siliwangi
(*) Corresponding Author


The objectives of this research are to identify techniques that the lecturers use in assessing reading
comprehension and to find the way English lecturers construct classroom-based reading assessments.
Three English lecturers were selected as the respondents of this research. The data were obtained
through classroom observation and interview. Then, they were analyzed and reported descriptively.
The results of this research revealed that in assessing reading comprehension all respondents used
various techniques such as short answer question, matching test, multiple choice and observation
(teacher made method) and summary and retelling (students conducted method). In addition, they used
the different sources in designing assessment instruments. The sources were taken not only from
textbook but also from internet, journals and other textbooks.
Keywords: English lecturers, Classroom-Based Reading Assessments, Reading Comprehension

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