FROM MANUALS TO VIRTUAL ASSISTANCE: ASSESSING LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT CLASS OF ENGLISH EDUCATION DEPARTMENT STUDENTS
Before facing their students in the future, teacher candidates in English Education Department learn how to assess English language correctly. This research aims to describe how the English Education Department students are assessed in English Language Evaluation Class, to know types of assessment composed by them, and to analyze the challenges as well as their solutions are in assessing their English Language Assessment class.This study is a descriptive and qualitative research. While the techniques of data collection are observation, semi structured interview, note taking, and documentation. The findings show that the English Education Department students are assessed by two ways. After conveying basic concept of language assessment, the students are divided into groups. Manually, they collect some types of assessments. Subsequently, they are divided into pairs and make language skills, grammar, and vocabulary assessments by analyzing English curriculum previously. As final individual assessment, every student composes assessments virtually by using google form. Accordingly, the items of assessment are multiple choice and short answer. The form of monotonous questions challenges them to be more creative in producing the items based on the certain curriculum. They are able to compare between the local and international one.