LAL Group Picture!

Special group picture with Dr. Yu-Chen Tina Lin who was one of the earliest members of the Language Assessment Lab!

Dr. Lin is currently the Assessment Coordinator for English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs at the Ohio State University.

Fall 2018 Reading Group Schedule

Welcome to the Fall semester! Here’s the schedule for the LAL meetings this semester.

Place: Morrison Hall 224

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm on Fridays

Our first lab meeting will be on Friday, August 24. We’ll talk about attending MwALT this year (September 22, 2018) in Wisconsin, Madison, and discuss Green (2014). See you this Friday!

Discussing leading:

08/24/18 – Group discussion: Green, A. (2014). Exploring Language Assessment and Testing: Language in Action. New York, NY: Routledge.

08/31/18 – Bihua Chen: Deygers, B., Van Gorp, K., & Demeester, T. (2018). The B2 level and the dream of a common standard. Language Assessment Quarterly, 15, 44-58.

09/07/18 – Senyung Lee: Kremmel, B., & Schmitt, N. (2016). Interpreting vocabulary test scores: What do various item formats tell us about learners’ ability to employ words? Language Assessment Quarterly, 13, 377-392.

09/14/18 – Yena Park: Kim, H. (2018). What constitutes professional communication in aviation: Is language proficiency enough for testing purposes? Language Testing, 35, 403-426.

10/19/18 – Suchada Sanonguthai

10/26/18 – Jaesu Choi

11/02/18 – Jaehyun Ahn

11/09/18 – Kimberly Wan

11/30/18 – Jean Chun

Fall 2018 First LAL Meeting

Welcome to the Fall semester! Here’s the schedule for the first LAL meeting for this semester.

Place: Morrison Hall 224

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm on Fridays

Our first lab meeting will be on Friday, August 24. We’ll talk about attending MwALT this year (September 22, 2018) in Wisconsin, Madison, and discuss Green (2014). See you this Friday!

LAL Meeting this Friday, April 20 at 1:30pm

We will have a reading group meeting this Friday, April 20, at 1:30pm at BH807, which will be our last LAL meeting this semester! Bihua Chen will lead a discussion on the following paper:

Zechner, K., Yoon, S. Y., Bhat, S., & Leong, C. W. (2017). Comparative evaluation of automated scoring of syntactic competence of non-native speakers. Computers in Human Behavior76, 672-682.