Spring 2018 LAL Reading Group Schedule

Meeting place: BH 807

Meeting time1:20pm – 2:20pm on Fridays (or 2:30pm on some Fridays when there is no SLS colloquium)

Discussion leading:

  • 01/19/18 – Yena Park: Duijm, K., Schoonen, R., & Hulstijn, J. H. (in press). Professional and non-professional raters’ responsiveness to fluency and accuracy in L2 speech: An experimental Approach. Language Testing. 1-27.
  • 01/26/18 – Amy Soto: Tigchelaar, M., Bowles, R. P., Winke, P., & Gass, S. (2017). Assessing the Validity of ACTFL Can‐Do Statements for Spoken Proficiency: A Rasch Analysis. Foreign Language Annals.
  • 02/02/18 – Senyung Lee: Cheng, J., & Matthews, J. (2018). The relationship between three measures of L2 vocabulary knowledge and L2 listening and reading. Language Testing35, 3-25.
  • 02/09/18 – Suchada Sanonguthai: Huang, H. T. D., Hung, S. T. A., & Plakans, L. (2018). Topical knowledge in L2 speaking assessment: Comparing independent and integrated speaking test tasks. Language Testing, 35, 27-49.
  • 02 16/18 – Jaesu Choi: Yalçın, Ş., & Spada, N. (2016). Language aptitude and grammatical difficulty: An EFL classroom-based study. Studies in Second Language Acquisition38, 239-263.
  • 02/23/18 – Dr. Shin: Kang, H. S., & Veitch, H. (2017). Mainstream Teacher Candidates’ Perspectives on ESL Writing: The Effects of Writer Identity and Rater Background. TESOL Quarterly51, 249-274.
  • 03/02/18 – Conference Practice Presentation(s)
  • 03/30/18 – Kimberly Wan
  • 04/06/18 – Jaehyun Ahn
  • 04/13/18 – Bihua Chen
  • 04/20/18 – Jean Chun

Conferences in March 2018

Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC 2018)

  • When : March 21 – 23,  2018
  • Where: Iowa State University,  Ames, Iowa
  • Registration:
    • Before or on Feb 15, 2018: $85 (Student)
    • After Feb 15, 2018: $100 (Student)

Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC) 2018

 

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL 2018)

  • When:  March 24-27, 2018
  • Where: Chicago, Illinois
  • Registration:
    • Before or on Feb 16, 2018: $163 (Non-member Student)
    • After Feb 16, 2018: $193 (Non-member Student)
  • AAAL Official Website

 

TESOL 2018

  • When:  March 27-30, 2018
  • Where: Chicago, Illinois
  • Registration:
    • Early Bird 1: February 1, 2018
    • Early Bird 2: March 1, 2018
    • After March 1, 2018 : No discount
  • TESOL Official Website

Fall 2017 Reading Group Schedule

Meeting place: BH 807

Meeting time1pm – 2:15pm on Fridays

Discussion leading:

  • 09/15/17 – Senyung Lee: Culligan, B. (2015). A comparison of three test formats to assess word difficulty. Language Testing, 32, 503-520.
  • 09/22/17 – Jaesu Choi: Vafaee, P., Suzuki, Y., & Kachisnke, I. (2017). Validating grammaticality judgment tests: Evidence from two new psycholinguistic measures. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 39, 59-95.
  • 09/29/17 – Suchada Sanonguthai:  A multidimensional scaling study of native and non-native listeners’ perception of second language speech, Language Testing, 122, 470-489.
  • 10/13/17 – Amy Soto, Ryan Lidster
  • 10/20/17 – MwALT Presentation Rehearsal (Amy Soto)
  • 11/3/17 –  Jean Chun